In the main event of UFC 287, Israel Adesanya faced Alex Pereira in a highly anticipated rematch. ‘Izzy’ won by KO in the 2nd round.
Round 1: Israel Adesanya takes the center of the cage, and sends many leg kicks. As expected, the fight takes place standing and Pereira seems to be waiting for the counter. ‘Izzy’ tries to vary, but Pereira arms many low kicks to destabilize the Nigerian.
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Round 2: After exchanges of kicks between the two athletes, Alex Pereira accelerates. He touches Adesanya with a good jab to the body and puts pressure on him. ‘Izzy’ emphasizes leg kicks, and relies on various combinations. With a magnificent counter right, Adesanya pulverizes Pereira. He knocks the Brazilian out. ‘Poatan’ is extinguished and ‘Izzy’ recovers her title in the most beautiful way. He has fun celebrating this by mimicking his opponent lying on the ground.