UFC 287: UK start time, how to watch, Full card

At UFC 287, Israel Adesanya gets his final crack at Alex Pereira, and we’ve got all the details on how to watch the action.

In a storied career, ‘Stylebender’ has overcome nearly every challenge set in front of him. With dynamic movement, lightning speed and an IQ surpassing nearly every fighter on the planet, he’s utilised his God-given ability to solidify his place among the greatest athletes of all time. However, there’s one puzzle that even the Nigerian-born Kiwi can’t solve, and that’s the reigning middleweight champion.

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It seems that no matter how far Adesanya runs, his Brazilian nemesis will find a way to track him down.

During their kickboxing days, Pereira beat his rival twice, once in devastating fashion. And on November 13, 2022, he handed his nemesis yet another brutal defeat.

In an entertaining contest, Adesanya looked to have cruised to victory until his opponent caught him and subsequently finished him with just three minutes to spare.

The result left the former King of the Middleweights devastated. It seems no matter what he does, his arch-enemy will always figure out a way to beat him. It’s almost at the point that if Adensaya took up golf, Pereira would whip out a club and win the Masters.

With his entire legacy on the line, Adesanya needs to do everything in his power to solve this seemingly impossible Rubix Cube. Therefore, this is a night of fights that fans can’t afford to miss.

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UFC 287: UK start time

As is often the case, UK combat sports enthusiasts will have to set their alarms for the early hours of the morning. The main card is scheduled for a 3 AM start on Sunday morning, with the headline attraction expected to start at approximately 5 AM.

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UFC 287: How to watch

The entire bill is available in the UK, live and exclusively via BT Sport.

UFC 287: Full Card

  • MAIN EVENT: Alex Pereira vs Israel Adesanya – for UFC Middleweight Championship
  • Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal 
  • Rob Font vs Adrian Yanez 
  • Kevin Holland vs Santiago Ponzinibbio
  • Raul Rosas Jr vs Christian Rodriguez 

Prelim card

  • Kelvin Gastelum vs Chris Curtis 
  • Michelle Waterson-Gomez vs Luana Pinheiro 
  • Gerald Meerschaert vs Joe Pyfer 
  • Chase Sherman vs. Karl Williams

Early prelims

  • Cynthia Calvillo vs Loopy Godinez 
  • Ignacio Bahamondes vs Nikolas Motta 
  • Shayilan Nuerdanbieke vs Steve Garcia 
  • Jaqueline Amorim vs Sam Hughes

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