UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2 Fight Card

UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2 Fight Card

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UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2 Fight Card


UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2
Apr 24, 2021
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Jacksonville, Florida


UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2 Fight Card


Fight Card Ranking (strength of card on paper based on our exclusive Pound for Pound fighter rankings)

13,844 – stacked (but only main card)

UFC PPV cards range between 15,450-4,700 points, with an average card ranking 10,500


(click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)

(fighter ranking based on our exclusive Performance Based Ranking system – click fighter’s rank to check out the list)


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Main Card (PPV  10:00 pm Eastern)

UFC Welterweight Championship:
Kamaru Usman   (18-1, #1 ranked welterweight) vs Jorge Masvidal   (35-14, #6 ranked welterweight)

UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship:
Weili Zhang   (21-1, #1 ranked women’s strawweight) vs Rose Namajunas   (10-4, #2 ranked women’s strawweight)

UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship:
Valentina Shevchenko   (19-3, #1 ranked women’s flyweight) vs Jessica Andrade   (21-8, #2 ranked women’s flyweight)

Uriah Hall   (17-9,  #6 ranked middleweight) vs Chris Weidman   (15-5, #11 ranked middleweight)

Light Heavyweights:
Anthony Smith   (34-16, #6 ranked light heavyweight) vs Jimmy Crute   (12-1, #8 ranked light heavyweight)


Prelims (ESPN/ESPN+  8:00 pm Eastern)

Alex Oliveira   (22-9-1, 2 NC, #49 ranked welterweight) vs Randy Brown   (12-4, #20 ranked welterweight)

Dwight Grant   (10-3, #31 ranked welterweight) vs Stefan Sekulic   (12-3, #62 ranked welterweight)

Karl Roberson  (9-3, #29 ranked middleweight) vs Brendan Allen   (15-4, #18 ranked middleweight)

Pat Sabatini   (13-3) vs Tristan Connelly   (14-6, #50 ranked featherweight)


Early Prelims (ESPN2/ESPN+  6:00 pm Eastern)

Danaa Batgerel   (8-2, #51 ranked bantamweight) vs Kevin Natividad   (9-2, #62 ranked bantamweight)

Rodrigo Vargas   (11-4, #69 ranked lightweight) vs Zhu Rong   (16-3)

Qileng Aori   (15-6) vs Jeff Molina   (8-2)

Women’s Strawweights:
Liang Na   (9-4) vs Ariane Carnelossi   (12-2, #32 ranked women’s strawweight)

Jamey Simmons   (7-3, #62 ranked bantamweight) vs Johnny Munoz   (10-1, #62 ranked bantamweight)


Betting Odds:

UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2 odds - BestFightOdds

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