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UFC 281 live stream results, play-by-play-updates: Event headliners Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira will battle for “The Last Stylebender’s” 185-pound strap, not long after Carla Esparza and Zhang Weili hook ‘em up for “Cookie Monster’s” 115-pound title in the UFC 281 co-main event. Elsewhere on the pay-per-view (PPV) main card, former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier goes to war opposite ex-Bellator MMA kingpin Michael Chandler for a spot in the crowded 155-pound title chase. Further down the line up, longtime veteran Frankie Edgar returns one last time for a bantamweight swan song in “The World’s Most Famous Arena” against well-traveled 135-pound slugger Chris Gutierrez.

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CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLE-DIP! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to “The Fight Mecca,” Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., on Sat., Nov. 12, 2022, featuring two highly-anticipated championship showdowns. In UFC 281’s pay-per-view (PPV) main event, Middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, will look to settle the score with former kickboxing foe and No. 5-seeded contender, Alex Pereira. In the ESPN+-streamed PPV co-main event, women’s Strawweight champion, Carla Esparza, intends to defend her newly-won title for the first time against former champion and No. 2-ranked contender, Zhang Weili.

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UFC 281’s five-fight PPV main card is set to pop off TONIGHT (Sat., Nov. 12, 2022) at 10 p.m. ET from inside Madison Square Garden in New York City and we’re going to bring you LIVE results and real-time play-by-play updates below, starting with the lightweight collision between veteran bruiser Dan “The Hangman” Hooker and Peruvian up-and-comer Claudio “Prince of Peru” Puelles. In addition, we’re also covering the UFC 281 “Prelims” undercard bouts streaming on ESPNews and ESPN+ in a separate thread RIGHT HERE beginning promptly at 6 p.m. ET.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 281 five-fight PPV main card below, beginning at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+. You can also follow our UFC 281 live stream radio-style play-by-play watch along feed RIGHT HERE.

Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Adesanya vs. Pereira.” Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 281 main card PPV results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)

UFC 281 PPV MAIN CARD QUICK RESULTS:

Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira

Carla Esparza vs. Zhang Weili

Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler

Frankie Edgar vs. Chris Gutierrez

Dan Hooker vs. Claudio Puelles

UFC 281 PPV MAIN CARD PLAY-BY-PLAY:

185 lbs.: UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira

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115 lbs.: UFC Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza vs. Zhang Weili

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155 lbs.: Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler

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135 lbs.: Frankie Edgar vs. Chris Gutierrez

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155 lbs.: Dan Hooker vs. Claudio Puelles

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