Las Vegas – FightBook MMA has your UFC 271: Adesanya vs Whittaker 2 Embedded Vlog Series and you can watch Episode #5 in the video above. In this episode, Tai Tuivasa keeps his training low-key; champ Israel Adesanya and team do the opposite. Derek Brunson starts his weight cut. Jared Cannonier sharpens his mind. Athletes entertain at the presser.
This event will take place Saturday, Feb. 12 at Toyota Center in Houston. All bouts will be simulcast on ESPN+ in English and Spanish beginning at 6:15 p.m. ET/3:15 p.m. PT with the ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass prelims. The prelims will continue exclusively on ESPN, ESPN Deportes & ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT followed by the ESPN+ Pay-Per-View main card that will kick off at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
In the main event, a thrilling middleweight championship rematch will see champion Israel Adesanya (22-1) fighting out of Auckland, New Zealand who is ready to run it back with #1 contender Robert Whittaker (23-5) fighting out of Sydney, Australia.
In the co-main event, Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis (26-8) fighting out of Houston, Texas will clash in a heavyweight bout against Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa (14-3) fighting out of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
UFC 271: Adesanya vs Whittaker 2 Fight Card:
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MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET):
- Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker
- Derrick Lewis vs. Tai Tuivasa
- Derek Brunson vs. Jared Cannonier
- Kyler Phillips vs. Marcelo Rojo
- Nasrat Haqparast vs. Bobby Green
PRELIMINARY CARD #2 (ESPN, ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET):
- Andrei Arlovski vs. Jared Vanderaa
- Roxanne Modafferi vs. Casey O’Neill
- Maxim Grishin vs. William Knight
PRELIMINARY CARD #1 (ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET):
- Ronnie Lawrence vs. Mana Martinez
- Alexander Hernandez vs. Renato Moicano
- Fabio Cherant vs. Carlos Ulberg
- AJ Dobson vs. Jacob Malkoun
- Douglas Silva de Andrade vs. Sergey Morozov
- Mike Mathetha vs. Jeremiah Wells
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