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UFC 251 Highlights: Makwan Amirkhani Submits Danny Henry

Makwan Amirkhani made short work of Danny Henry at UFC 251. The two fighters met in a featherweight bout on Saturday night (July 11, 2020) at the UFC 251 pay-per-view event from Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island aka Fight Island. Right out of the gate in round one, Amirkhani clinched and was able to lock in […]

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UFC 251 Highlights: Amanda Ribas Taps Paige VanZant

Amanda Ribas vs. Paige VanZant opened the main card at UFC 251. The two fighters met in a women’s flyweight bout on Saturday night (July 11, 2020) at the UFC 251 pay-per-view event from Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island aka Fight Island. Ribas didn’t face a huge challenge against VanZant as she quickly scored a takedown […]

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UFC 251 Highlights: Rose Namajunas Edges Jessica Andrade in Rematch

Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas continued the action going at UFC 251. The two fighters met in a women’s strawweight bout on Saturday night (July 11, 2020) at the UFC 251 pay-per-view event from Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island aka Fight Island. Their first fight came back at UFC 237 where Andrade beat Rose by TKO […]

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UFC 251 Highlights: Alexander Volkanovski Outpoints Max Holloway to Retain Title

Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway had fireworks in the co-main event of UFC 251. The two fighters met in a featherweight title bout on Saturday night (July 11, 2020) at the UFC 251 pay-per-view event from Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island aka Fight Island.  Holloway started out strong and never looked back. In fact, Holloway had […]

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UFC 251 Highlights: Petr Yan Smashes Jose Aldo to Win Bantamweight Title

Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo was the first title fight at UFC 251. The two fighters met in a vacant bantamweight title bout on Saturday night (July 11, 2020) at the UFC 251 pay-per-view event from Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island aka Fight Island. The end of round one was interesting as Yan stuffed his takedown. […]

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7 Takeaways From UFC 251

UFC 251 was supposed to be in Las Vegas, Nevada for International Fight Week. Instead, a global pandemic had the UFC go to Abu Dhabi to feature three title fights that crowned a new champion for a division that needed one and had two others retain their titles. There was a lot to take away […]

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UFC 251 Highlights: Kamaru Usman Outpoints Jorge Masvidal to Retain Welterweight Title

Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal delivered at UFC 251. The two fighters met in a welterweight title bout on Saturday night (July 11, 2020) at the UFC 251 pay-per-view event from Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island aka Fight Island. This fight was actually pretty simple. Usman wanted to clinch and wear down Masvidal in order to […]

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Kamaru Usman Wears Down Jorge Masvidal in UFC 251 Headliner

Kamaru Usman imposed his will exactly as one should against a short-notice opponent.

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal weigh-in video and quick results

UFC 251 Usman vs Masvidal weigh-in results and video

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Watch the UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal official weigh-ins from Fight Island on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

[SPOILER: Scroll down for written weigh-in results]


UFC launches Fight Island

The UFC was the first major sport back in action with UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje on May 9 in Jacksonville, Fla. They kicked things off with a series of three events over an eight-day span before moving home to the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

After five shows in Sin City, the UFC took up residence on Fight Island to open things up for more of its international roster to compete.

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal is the first of four events that will take place in Abu Dhabi over 15 days. All of the cards feature a plethora of global talent, many of whom weren’t able to access events in the United States.

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal takes place on Saturday, July 11, at the Flash Forum on Fight Island.


UFC 251: Usman vs Masvidal weigh-in results

Main Card (10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ Pay-Per-View)

  • Kamaru Usman (170) (c) vs. Jorge Masvidal (170)*
  • Alexander Volkanovski (145) (c) vs Max Holloway (145)**
  • Petr Yan (135) vs. José Aldo (135)***
  • Jéssica Andrade (115) vs. Rose Namajunas (116)
  • Amanda Ribas (126) vs. Paige VanZant (126)

Preliminary Card (6 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN+)

  • Volkan Oezdemir (205.5) vs. Jiri Prochazka (205)
  • Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (171) vs. Muslim Salikhov (171)
  • Makwan Amirkhani (146) vs. Danny Henry (146)
  • Leonardo Santos (156) vs. Roman Bogatov (155.5)
  • Marcin Tybura (252) vs. Maxim Grishin (223)
  • Raulian Paiva (129)**** vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov (126)
  • Karol Rosa (136) vs. Vanessa Melo (141)*****
  • Martin Day (136) vs. Davey Grant (136)

*For the  UFC welterweight championship
**For the  UFC featherweight championship
***For the  vacant UFC bantamweight championship
****Raulian Paiva was three pounds over for his flyweight bout
*****Vanessa Melo was five pounds over for her bantamweight bout

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal full face-offs video

Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal UFC 251 faceoff


Following Friday’s UFC 251 weigh-in on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, the fighters slated for Saturday’s event at the Flash Forum squared off for the final time before they step into the Octagon.

The UFC 251 fight card is topped by a welterweight title bout between champion Kamaru Usman and heated rival Jorge Masvidal. The co-main event features featherweight titleholder Alexander Volkanovski putting his belt on the line against the man he took it from, Max Holloway. A third championship bout features Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo for the bantamweight title vacated by former champion Henry Cejudo.


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