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Full list of winners and stoppages from UFC 281 on Saturday [VIDEO]

We’ll be tracking the results all night during UFC 281 from Madison Square Garden on Saturday, through the main event of Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira.

A general view of the Octagon during the UFC 268 event at Madison Square Garden on November 06, 2021 in New York City. Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

UFC 281 has arrived and it brings with it a pair of title bouts on the main card. The event is headlined by a middleweight title bout between Israel Adesanya and fourth-ranked Alex Pereira. The co-main event will see Carla Esparza put her strawweight title on the line against second-ranked Zhang Weili.

Adesanya is 23-1 with his only loss coming when he moved up to light heavyweight. He is a -215 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook to continue his middleweight streak. The favored outcome is an Adesanya decision at +120. Pereira is a +185 underdog in his first UFC title shot, with his best outcome a KO/TKO/DQ win at +275.

Esparza is 19-6 and making her first defense of a title she won at UFC 274 when she claimed a split decision win over Rose Namajunas. She’s won six straight bouts after a two-fight losing streak in 2018. She’s a sizable underdog in this one with +280 odds. Weili is -340 to win and improve on her 22-3 record. she’s coming off a knockout of Joanna Jędrzejczyk, but prior to that had lost back-to-back fights to Namajunas in 2021.

Main event: Israel Adesanya (c) vs. #4 Alex Pereira, for Adesanya’s middleweight championship

Alex Pereira wins by TKO (punches) at 2:58 of the fifth round

AND NEWWWWWWWW!!! Pereira was clearly behind on points, and he needed a stoppage in the fifth round and got it.

Adesanya to win: -215
Pereira to win: +185

Adesanya by KO/TKO/DQ: +275
Adesanya by Submission: +1400
Adesanya by Decision: +120
Draw: +5000
Pereira by KO/TKO/DQ: +275
Pereira by Submission: +2800
Pereira by Decision: +850

Co-main event: Carla Esparza (c) vs. #2 Zhang Weili for Esparza’s strawweight championship

Zhang Weili wins by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:55 of the second round

Both ladies really went for it in both the first and second round, but Esparza was unable to defend her back from the crucifix. Some terrific mat work from the new champion.

Esparza to win: +280
Weili to win: -340

Esparza by KO/TKO/DQ: +1800
Esparza by Submission: +1600
Esparza by Decision: +400
Draw: +5000
Weili by KO/TKO/DQ: +110
Weili by Submission: +700
Weili by Decision: +225

#2 Dustin Poirier vs. #5 Michael Chandler, Lightweights

Dustin Poirier wins by submission (rear naked choke) at 2:58 of the third round

An incredible fight! Poirier wins Round 1, Chandler controls Round 2 from the mat, but Poirier left no doubt after escaping a takedown in the third, and reversing it into this.

Poirier to win: -215
Chandler to win: +185

Poirier by KO/TKO/DQ: +130
Poirier by Submission: +650
Poirier by Decision: +300
Draw: +5000
Chandler by KO/TKO/DQ: +400
Chandler by Submission: +900
Chandler by Decision: +650

#12 Frankie Edgar vs. Chris Gutierrez, bantamweights

Edgar to win: +200
Gutierrez to win: -240

Edgar by KO/TKO/DQ: +800
Edgar by Submission: +1600
Edgar by Decision: +350
Draw: +5000
Gutierrez by KO/TKO/DQ: +180
Gutierrez by Submission: +1200
Gutierrez by Decision: +150

#12 Dan Hooker vs. Claudio Puelles, Lightweights

Dan Hooker wins by TKO (kick) at 4:06 of Round 2

Hooker to win: -150
Puelles to win: +130

Hooker by KO/TKO/DQ: +200
Hooker by Submission: +1000
Hooker by Decision: +250
Draw: +5000
Puelles by KO/TKO/DQ: +800
Puelles by Submission: +250
Puelles by Decision: +650

Brad Riddell vs. Renato Moicano, Lightweights

Renato Moicano wins by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:20 of Round 1

Riddell to win: +110
Moicano to win: -130

Riddell by KO/TKO/DQ: +250
Riddell by Submission: +2000
Riddell by Decision: +330
Draw: +5000
Moicano by KO/TKO/DQ: +1000
Moicano by Submission: +225
Moicano by Decision: +300

#7 Dominick Reyes vs. #12 Ryan Spann, catchweight

Ryan Spann wins by KO (punch) at 3:40 of Round 1.

Good. Night. With a jab! That man would be going home with a bonus if he made weight.

Reyes to win: -205
Spann to win: +175

Reyes by KO/TKO/DQ: +110
Reyes by Submission: +700
Reyes by Decision: +400
Draw: +5000
Spann by KO/TKO/DQ: +400
Spann by Submission: +700
Spann by Decision: +800

#15 Molly McCann vs. #12 Erin Blanchfield, Flyweights

Erin Blanchfield wins by submission (kimura) at 3:37 of Round 1

A perfect submission! Glad McCann was able to get out of the cage on her own power.

McCann to win: +320
Blanchfield to win: -390

McCann by KO/TKO/DQ: +900
McCann by Submission: +2500
McCann by Decision: +600
Draw: +5000
Blanchfield by KO/TKO/DQ: +450
Blanchfield by Submission: +350
Blanchfield by Decision: -120

Andre Petroski vs. Wellington Turman, Middleweights

Andre Petroski wins by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Petroski to win: -195
Turman to win: +165

Petroski by KO/TKO/DQ: +240
Petroski by Submission: +300
Petroski by Decision: +300
Draw: +5000
Turman by KO/TKO/DQ: +600
Turman by Submission: +500
Turman by Decision: +550

Matt Frevola vs. Ottman Azaitar, Lightweights

Matt Frevola wins by KO at 2:28 of Round 1

Another left, another KO! Fun finish to the early preliminary card in MSG.

Frevola to win: +135
Azaitar to win: -155

Frevola by KO/TKO/DQ: +550
Frevola by Submission: +500
Frevola by Decision: +400
Draw: +5000
Azaitar by KO/TKO/DQ: +100
Azaitar by Submission: +1400
Azaitar by Decision: +600

Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Silvana Gomez Juarez, Strawweights

Karolina Kowalkiewicz wins by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Kowalkiewicz to win: -115
Juarez to win: -105

Kowalkiewicz by KO/TKO/DQ: +500
Kowalkiewicz by Submission: +550
Kowalkiewicz by Decision: +225
Draw: +5000
Juarez by KO/TKO/DQ: +250
Juarez by Submission: +1000
Juarez by Decision: +300

Michael Trizano vs. Choi Seung-woo, catchweight

Michael Trizano wins by KO (punch) at 4:51 of Round 1

Starched him with a left for the upset!

Trizano to win: +150
Seung-woo to win: -175

Trizano by KO/TKO/DQ: +1000
Trizano by Submission: +1200
Trizano by Decision: +240
Draw: +5000
Seung-woo by KO/TKO/DQ: +250
Seung-woo by Submission: +1400
Seung-woo by Decision: +150

Julio Arce vs. Montel Jackson, Bantamweights

Montel Jackson wins by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Arce to win: +175
Jackson to win: -205

Arce by KO/TKO/DQ: +1000
Arce by Submission: +1100
Arce by Decision: +300
Draw: +5000
Jackson by KO/TKO/DQ: +225
Jackson by Submission: +900
Jackson by Decision: +150

Carlos Ulberg vs. Nicolae Negumereanu, Light Heavyweights

Carlos Ulberg wins by TKO (punch) at 3:44 of Round 1

Ulberg to win: -125
Negumereanu to win: +105

Ulberg by KO/TKO/DQ: +165
Ulberg by Submission: +1600
Ulberg by Decision: +350
Draw: +5000
Negumereanu by KO/TKO/DQ: +300
Negumereanu by Submission: +650
Negumereanu by Decision: +400