UFC 281 is set to get going this weekend from Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY on Saturday, November 12 at 10 p.m. ET. There is a five-bout main card highlighted by a middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira. Also notable on the main card is a women’s strawweight title fight between Carla Esparza and Zhang Weili.
Frankie Edgar (23-10-1) and Chris Gutierrez (18-3-2) will face off in a bantamweight bout on the main card of UFC 281. The former has not faired well in his last five bouts, going 1-4 and losing two straight. The latter is scorching hot he hasn’t lost since 2019, with a draw mixed in there. Gutierrez is normally on UFC Fight Night, so this is a chance for him to showcase his talents on a larger stage.
How to watch Frankie Edgar vs. Chris Gutierrez
Date: Saturday, November 12
Fight time: Main card starts at 10 p.m. ET
Live stream: ESPN+ PPV
DraftKings Sportsbook Odds/Predictions
Splits: 72% of handle, 73% of bets on Guiterrez
Edgar has really struggled as of late, and has suffered a defeat by knockout in his last few bouts. Gutierrez has won 50 percent of his bouts via KO and his last fight that way as well. This is a chance for him to showcase his skills on a large stage, and he can present a real challenge for Edgar this weekend.