Apr 24 2021
Saturday

VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States

Main Event
5 rounds @ Welterweight
18-1-0
KO 2
KO 2
35-14-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Welterweight Championship
Co-Main Event
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5 rounds @ Women’s Strawweight
Main Card
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3 rounds @ Middleweight
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3 rounds @ Light Heavyweight
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5 rounds @ Women’s Flyweight
Prelims

UFC 261 Report

When Was UFC 261?

UFC 261 happened on Saturday 24th April 2021.

Where did UFC 261 happen?

UFC 261 took place at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, United States.

Who won the main event at UFC 261?

Kamaru Usman beat Jorge Masvidal by knockout in the 2nd round during the main event of UFC 261.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

This contest was for the UFC welterweight championship.

What were the results at UFC 261?

At UFC 261 in the co-main event Weili Zhang was defeated by Rose Namajunas with a KO in their Women’s Strawweight contest, Chris Weidman lost to Uriah Hall by knockout in a Middleweight bout, Anthony Smith defeated Jimmy Crute with a KO at Light Heavyweight, and Valentina Shevchenko was victorious over Jessica Andrade by knockout in their Women’s Flyweight contest.

Also, on the prelim card Danaa Batgerel beat Kevin Natividad by knockout in a Bantamweight bout, Brendan Allen defeated Karl Roberson by submission at Middleweight, Jeff Molina was victorious over Qileng Aori on points in their Flyweight contest, Ariane Carnelossi beat Na Liang with a KO in their Women’s Strawweight fight, Rongzhu was overcome by Rodrigo Vargas on points in a Lightweight bout, Dwight Grant was victorious over Stefan Sekuli by decision at Welterweight, Randy Brown beat Alex Oliveira with a submission in their Welterweight contest, and Tristan Connelly was overcome by Pat Sabatini by decision in their Featherweight fight.

Results UFC 261.

These are the fight results from the main card of UFC 261:

Main Events
  • Kamaru Usman KO 2 vs KO 2 Jorge Masvidal (Welterweight)
  • Weili Zhang KO 1 vs KO 1 Rose Namajunas (Women’s Strawweight)

Main Card
  • Chris Weidman KO 1 vs KO 1 Uriah Hall (Middleweight)
  • Anthony Smith KO 1 vs KO 1 Jimmy Crute (Light Heavyweight)
  • Valentina Shevchenko KO 2 vs KO 2 Jessica Andrade (Women’s Flyweight)

Prelims
  • Danaa Batgerel KO 1 vs KO 1 Kevin Natividad (Bantamweight)
  • Brendan Allen Sub 1 vs Sub 1 Karl Roberson (Middleweight)
  • Jeff Molina UD 3 vs UD 3 Qileng Aori (Flyweight)
  • Ariane Carnelossi KO 2 vs KO 2 Na Liang (Women’s Strawweight)
  • Rongzhu UD 3 vs UD 3 Rodrigo Vargas (Lightweight)
  • Dwight Grant SD 3 vs SD 3 Stefan Sekuli (Welterweight)
  • Randy Brown Sub 1 vs Sub 1 Alex Oliveira (Welterweight)
  • Tristan Connelly UD 3 vs UD 3 Pat Sabatini (Featherweight)

Who broadcast UFC 261?

UFC 261 was broadcast on ESPN Pay Per View in the US.

UFC 261 news

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