Adesanya to defend title vs. Pereira at UFC 281

The UFC has its Madison Square Garden main event. Israel Adesanya will defend his UFC middleweight title against old rival Alex Pereira in the headliner of UFC 281 on Nov. 12 in New York, Adesanya announced Friday on SportsCenter. Pereira owns two wins over Adesanya in kickboxing, including one via knockout. ESPN has Adesanya ranked …

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Magomed Ankalaev proves he can go five rounds, Song Yadong flashes power

Magomed Ankalaev’s sport plan, a bit perplexing because the combat unfolded, lastly made sense as he was being interviewed contained in the Octagon after his unanimous-decision victory over Thiago Santos in the primary occasion of Saturday’s UFC Battle Night time card in Las Vegas. “I wanted to fight five rounds and see if I’m ready …

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