UFC 281: Fight Card, tickets, date and more

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UFC 281 is set to take place in November 2022 from the world-famous Madison Square Garden, and we’ve got all of the information you need to know ahead of this massive MMA event!

The company has now confirmed that the main event will be an extremely anticipated bout when UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya defends his 185-pound title against Alex Pereira.

This contest is so massively hyped by MMA fans and critics as Pereira has two wins over Adesanya in the pro kickboxing world, with Alex having secured an incredible knockout over ‘The Last Stylebender’ in his final GLORY kickboxing bout.

Here is everything you need to know about the UFC 281 PPV event, including the fight card, tickets, date of the card and more.

What is the UFC 281 Fight Card?

Joe Rogan believes Israel Adesanya is the best striker in the UFC
  • UFC Middleweight Championship: Israel Adesanya (c) vs Alex Pereira
  • UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship: Carla Esparza vs Weili Zhang
  • Dustin Poirier vs Michael Chandler
  • Dan Hooker vs Claudio Puelles
  • Brad Riddell vs Renato Moicano
  • Matt Frevola vs Ottman Azaitar
  • Erin Blanchfield vs Molly McCann
  • Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs Silvana Gomez Juarez
  • Dominick Reyes vs Ryan Spann
  • Michael Trizano vs Seungwoo Choi
  • Carlos Ulberg vs Nicolae Negumereanu

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Latest News

UPDATE 4th October – Israel Adesanya gets personal prior to his UFC 281 title fight!

Read More: Israel Adesanya opens up about his struggles with dyslexia ahead of UFC 281

Israel Adesanya training
Israel Adesanya is training hard for UFC 281

UPDATE 1st October – Israel Adesanya is working hard ahead of his UFC 281 main event!

Read More: Inside Israel Adesanya’s intense training camp ahead of UFC 281 title fight with Alex Pereira

UPDATE 19th September – Israel Adesanya looks ahead to Alex Pereira main event!

Read More: UFC 281: Israel Adesanya praises ‘perfect’ story ahead of Alex Pereira fight

UPDATE 15th September – Michael Chandler comments on his feud with Dustin Poirier!

Read More: UFC 281: Michael Chandler doesn’t think Dustin Poirier feud is ‘personal’

Dustin Poirier vs Michael Chandler is official

UPDATE 8th September – Dustin Poirier vs Michael Chandler is ON for UFC 281!

Read More: UFC 281: Dustin Poirier vs Michael Chandler fight is official for November 12

UPDATE 7th September – Israel Adesanya ranks the threat level of Alex Pereira!

Read more: UFC 281: Israel Adesanya ranks Alex Pereira’s threat level

UPDATE 30th August – Alex Pereira looks huge heading into UFC 281 main event!

Read more: UFC 281: Alex Pereira looks outrageously huge ahead of Israel Adesanya title fight

Israel Adesanya rates Alex Pereira

UPDATE 9th August – Israel Adesanya is pretty excited for his ‘dream match’ against Alex Pereira!

Read more: UFC 281: Israel Adesanya reacts to ‘dream’ matchup vs Alex Pereira


As confirmed by the company on Instagram, tickets for the event will be available as of Friday, August 26th 2022.

Read more: Israel Adesanya Boxing Record: When The Last Stylebender was a pugilist 

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As noted, UFC 281 will be taking place in November 2022, but the actual date for the event itself is Saturday, November 12th 2022.

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Where will UFC 281 be?

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Alex Pereira owns two wins over Israel Adesanya

UFC 281 will be taking place from the world-famous Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York in the United States.

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