The UFC keeps raising the bar for top mixed martial arts moves in 2021, with the UFC 261 on April 24 (Live on onlinekora.tv) the latest historical card to hit the Octagon.
In the main event of this event triple title fights, a score will be settled When fierce competitors Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal clash again with Usman’s UFC welterweight title on the line. Plus, two more championship battles are expected to change the division between lightweight and lightweight, as China’s Zhang Weili returns for the first time since her epic bout with Joanna Jedrzejczyk to defend her 115-pound title against former champion Rose Namajunas, and former strawweight champion Jessica Andrade looks to hit the jackpot at 125 pounds when she challenges dominant flyweight queen Valentina Shevchenko.
Kamaru Usman will once again try to defend his UFC welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 261, which will take place at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. and it will be the first UFC event since March 2020 that a will welcome a full crowd in the United States, and over 15,000 fans are expected to be in the arena as the tickets sold out within hours.
When Usman and Masvidal met for the last time 9 months ago, Gamebred stepped in with less than a week’s notice to challenge the title because Usman’s original opponent Gilbert Burns was tested positive for COVID -19 and was withdrawn.
Usman dominated the fight with outstanding performance as he relies on clinch work and takedowns to earn a unanimous decision and retained his title. But since both fighters have a complete camp, will the situation be different this time?
In this event UFC 261 Valentina Shevchenko also is defending her women's flyweight title against Jessica Andrade on the card, while Zhang Weili took her women's strawweight title on the line with former champion Rose Namajunas.
here is a full rundown of the schedule for UFC 261, with details on the fight matchups, start times, odds and more for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal 2.
The early prelims for UFC 261 will begin on ESPN+ at 5:45 p.m. ET 9:45 p.m. GMT, the prelims will start on ESPN+ and ESPN at 8 p.m. 12 a.m. GMT, and the pay-per-view main card on ESPN+ rounds out the night from 10 p.m. through at least midnight. Usman and Masvidal fight are expected to hit the Octagon about 12:15 a.m. ET 4:15 a.m. GMT, although the exact time depends on the length of the earlier fights in the event.
How to watch UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal
You can watch the main card for UFC 261 and the full event here on sport.onlinekora.tv.
Where is UFC 261?
UFC 261 will take place at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. It will be the first UFC event since March 2020 that a full capacity crowd will be available in the United States. The event sold out within hours and 15,000 fans are expected to be in the arena for the event.
Usman vs. Masvidal odds for UFC 261
According to FanDuel Sportsbook, Usman is currently a considered the favorite at -400 with Masvidal sitting at +300. As the odds currently stand, one would need to bet $400 on Usman to gain a $100 profit. A $100 wager on Masvidal would yield a $300 return.
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UFC 261 fight card