UFC 251 Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal live in Abu Dhabi for Saturday’s UFC 251 pay-per-view event. In the main event contest at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
UFC 251 will be held at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi on Saturday, July 11. Once again there will be no fans in attendance and the event will be closed to the public. The Early Prelims will kick off at 6pm ET / 3pm PT, the Prelims will follow after at 8pm ET / 5pm PT and the Main Card will start at 10pm / 7pm PT.
Champion Kamaru Usman (16-1 MMA, 11-0 UFC) will defend against Jorge Masvidal (19-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) in the main event of UFC 251, Dana White announced Tuesday on ESPN’s “First Take.”
UFC 251 will take place on July 11 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the promotion officially announced.
Usman last competed at UFC 245, when he stopped Colby Covington late in Round 5 for his first title defense. He was expected to face No. 1 contender Jorge Masvidal, but Masvidal has been involved in recent rift with the UFC over contract negotiations, opening the door for Burns.