Enjoy premium access to the world’s biggest live events with UFC 251 Pay-Per-UFC 251 is hosting three explosive championship matches at Yas Island in the United Arab Emirates. Here’s everything you need to know about UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal, including the start time, the full card, and where you can tune into the all-important UFC 251 main event live stream.
Usman vs Masvidal Fight Date and Time
As the fight gets near, fans are getting excited and pumped up to see both champions in action. For those who don’t when and where the fight will take place, here are some important details about the fight.
- Date: July 11, 2020
- Venue: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
- Broadcasters: UFC Fight Pass, Pay-Per-View (PPV), ESPN+
Jorge Masvidal vs. Kamaru Usman Fight
Masvidal has officially passed a mandatory COVID-19 test, so now the man they call Street Jesus — who most recently beat Nate Diaz for the one-off BMF title — will be replacing Gilbert Burns and facing off against Usman in the main event of UFC 251.
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Which is great news for fans. Usman versus Masvidal is the fight most people wanted to see in the first place. Previous negotiations between UFC boss Dana White and Masvidal had gone awry, forcing White to go with Burns instead, but desperate times call for desperate measures and it looks like White and Masvidal got the deal done at the 11th hour. This blockbuster title fight is now a go.
Right now Masvidal is one of the most charismatic and high profile fighters in the UFC, so this one should be a biggie. As a style match-up it’s fascinating. Masvidal is a striker with world-class take down defense. Usman is a grinding wrestler, with a great gas tank and an evolving kickboxing game. Given this is a short-notice fight for Masvidal, Usman will be the betting favorite — but remember what happened the last time Masvidal faced off against a grinding wrestler?
You’d be crazy to write off Masvidal here.