Apr 24 2021

VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States

Main Event
5 rounds @ Welterweight
KO 2
KO 2

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

UFC 261 Report

When Was UFC 261?

UFC 261 took place on Saturday, April 24th, 2021, at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida in the 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.

On the main card, 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.

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, and Ariane Carnelossi beat Na Liang with a KO in a Women’s Strawweight fight.

Rounding off the prelim portion of the card, 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 a Featherweight fight.

UFC 261 Results.

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

Main Event
  • Kamaru Usman def. Jorge Masvidal, KO, Round 2 (Welterweight - 5 Rounds)

Co Main Event
  • Rose Namajunas def. Weili Zhang, KO, Round 1 (Women’s Strawweight - 5 Rounds)

Main Card
  • Uriah Hall def. Chris Weidman, KO, Round 1 (Middleweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Anthony Smith def. Jimmy Crute, KO, Round 1 (Light Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Valentina Shevchenko def. Jessica Andrade, KO, Round 2 (Women’s Flyweight - 5 Rounds)

  • Danaa Batgerel def. Kevin Natividad, KO, Round 1 (Bantamweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Brendan Allen def. Karl Roberson, Sub, Round 1 (Middleweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Jeff Molina def. Qileng Aori, Unanimous Decision (Flyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Ariane Carnelossi def. Na Liang, KO, Round 2 (Women’s Strawweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Rodrigo Vargas def. Rongzhu, Unanimous Decision (Lightweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Dwight Grant def. Stefan Sekuli, Split Decision (Welterweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Randy Brown def. Alex Oliveira, Sub, Round 1 (Welterweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Pat Sabatini def. Tristan Connelly, Unanimous Decision (Featherweight - 3 Rounds)

Who broadcasted UFC 261?

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

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