UFC 281 post-fight show: Reaction to Alex Pereira’s stunning finish of Israel Adesanya, Zhang Weili’s title win


Needing a finish heading into the fifth and final round, Alex Pereira landed his most powerful shots when he needed them the most and stunned Israel Adesanya to become the brand new UFC middleweight champion of the world to cap off a memorable UFC 281 event.

MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jed Meshew react to Pereira’s comeback win, whether or not the stoppage was too early, and discuss the potential of a massive rematch. They also discuss Zhang Weili’s stoppage of Carla Esparza for the strawweight title and the chaos Dustin Poirier-Vs. Michael Chandler fight. Poirier won via third round submission. Frankie Edgar retired with a stunning knockout thanks to Chris Gutierrez’s perfectly timed flying kick.

Watch the UFC 281 post-fight show above, or an audio-only version of the show can also be streamed below and on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and wherever else you get your pods.

Source: https://www.mmafighting.com/2022/11/13/23455913/ufc-281-post-fight-show-reaction-to-alex-pereiras-stunning-finish-israel-adesanya-zhang-weili?rand=96749