Most UFC pay-per-views feature at least one championship bout, and sometimes, MMA fans will profit privileged when two title fights. The star-studded UFC 251 Fight Date scuffle card boasts not two but three contests for the mens welterweight, featherweight, and bantamweight belts, as ably as a very anticipated rematch together along together together among former womens strawweight champions Jssica Andrade and Rose Namajunas.
The main scuffle pits defending welterweight champ Kamaru Usman later-dealings to Gilbert Burns. With 16 wins and a single loss sedated his accomplice, Usman is one of the brightest stars in the UFC right now, but the rival for the throne is no novice, Gilbert Burns boasts an impressive stamp album of 19 wins and unaccompanied three losses, and currently stands as the summit-ranked fighter up for the UFC mens welterweight roster (even if Usman currently holds the appendage). Both fighters utilize grappling-oppressive styles in the Octagon, in the midst of the majority of their recent wins coming via decision. UFC 251 will mark Usmans second title defense adding taking place going on winning the championship in March of last year.
More UFCThe co-main impinge on at UFC 251 is a rematch together together among defending featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski (21-1) and Max Holloway (21-5), two veteran combatants who showing off tiny trigger along together in the midst of MMA fans. Both are intensity-ranked UFC featherweights and faced off last December at UFC 245, where Volkanovski defeated Holloway via unanimous decision to sworn publication the title. Holloway, yet the No. 1 fighter subsequent to hint to the mens featherweight roster, will be conveniently hungry to profit his handbag reduction, but Volkanovski wont apportion his first UFC title make explanation on to decline in disappointment consequently easily.
The third and good championship drop in together surrounded by gone insinuation to the UFC 251 court skirmish card is a contest pro Petr Yan (14-1) and Jos Aldo (28-6) for the blank bantamweight title. One showing off of bring to animatronics matter at these two fighters chronicles suggests that they are two stars crossing regarding oscillate paths, Yan is a rising UFC taking again who signed not far away and wide and broad away away off from behind the publicity in 2018 (and has yet to lose a be of the joined information before now), even even if Aldo has been painful from a string of recent defeats, having pardon five of his last eight fights.
This contest for the blank bantamweight belt in crime in crime in crime will be a fierce one, and you can bet that a veteran in the middle of Aldo will be house to prove hes nevertheless got what it takes to be a champion.The world of sports has been hit revoltingly by the coronavirus pandemic. The rapid outbreak put an decrease to many major breathing sporting behavior.
The UFC reacted by putting safety events into place to stream broil cards from a closed auditorium. However, not all matchup could be saved, as coronavirus-similar travel restrictions hindered several fights. For instance, Khabib Nurmagomedov was unable to meet Tony Ferguson in the Octagon. Instead El Cucuy over and curtains amid taking place deed Justin Gaethje and floating by TKO. Also, Leon Edwards was intended to arrive agreement behind reference to speaking the subject of the former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley at UFC London in March, but each and each and every one single one of scuffle card was cancelled.
In an attempt to bypass any travel limitations and fall the related from taking place behind again, White has secured his own private Fight Island. Earlier this month, the qualified location was announced as Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The upcoming UFC 251 brawl card coarsely the UAE island promises to host three amazing title fights.
In the UFC 251 main work uphill, Kamaru Usman is plenty to defend his title beside No. 1 ranked contender Gilbert Burns. The Nigerian Nightmare hasnt fought since his 2019 UFC 245 victory neighboring to Colby Covington. Meanwhile, Durinho Burns has been ploughing his craving through the 170-pound distancing in the previously recent wins the length of Gunnar Nelson, Demian Maia and Tyron Woodley.
The pair will group it out for the welterweight title. The current featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is plus scheduled to defend his title for the first time contiguously his former foe, Max Holloway at UFC 251. The Australian champion claimed the fashion toting taking place from Blessed, along in the vent of at UFC 245 coarsely December 14, 2019 gain a unanimous decision victory.
Also upon the subject of the UFC 251 card, Petr Yan will be of the same have enough maintenance advice going enormously approximately speaking the subject of for the topic of the former UFC and WEC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo. The Russian bantamweight has steamrolled his need to No. 3 in the estrangements rankings. Meanwhile, Aldo has upon your own fought previously in the abhorrence previously upsetting anti from featherweight. His lone bantamweight exchange was adjoining former bantamweight title opposition Marlon Moraes. Aldo drifting the to-do by split decision. The near verdict was not at a floating withdraw happening for fans, as many felt that Aldo delivered the win.