After what seemed like months of hype, entanglements and other delays. UFC 251 is finally taking place. on July 11, 2020. After successful runs in Jacksonville and Las Vegas, UFC 251 will drop on what has been dubbed Fight Island. A UFC facility on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The night will consist of three title fights. Yet, the main event will be Kamaru Usman facing off against Jorge Masvidal.
Usman was originally slated to fight Gilbert Burns in the headliner of the opening event. However, pre-fight COVID-19 test on Burns proved positive, thus throwing the bout into jeopardy. The UFC scrambled and worked out a deal with Jorge Masvidal. Check out the preview below.