Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal 2 – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal faced each other in the ufc welterweight title bout at UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2, which took place on Saturday, April 24, 2021, inside the Jacksonville, Florida, USA in 15269. There were 13 fights on the card. You can view UFC 261 results and fight bonuses. UFC 261 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Kamaru Usman defeated Jorge Masvidal in round 2 by KO/TKO. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters fired over 94 strikes combined in this fight, 131 of the strikes were significant strikes. Significant strikes refer to all strikes but don’t include small, short strikes in the clinch and on the ground. There were 2 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s look at each fighter’s stats below.

Kamaru Usman full fight stats

Kamaru Usman landed 59% of all his strikes. There were 15 of 32 significant strikes to the head, 5 of 7 body shots, and 1 of 1 leg kicks. Kamaru Usman attempted 2 takedowns and landed 2. Here are all the strikes Kamaru Usman threw and landed against Jorge Masvidal.

Strikes Thrown
32 of 54 (59%)
Significant Strikes
56 of 79 (71%)
Head Strikes
Body Strikes
Leg Strikes
2 of 2

The current UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC bout is 290.

Let’s take a look at how Jorge Masvidal did against Kamaru Usman.

Jorge Masvidal full fight stats

Jorge Masvidal was firing at a 53% accuracy, throwing 40 strikes and landing 21. There were 31 significant strikes, 13 of 33 landing to the head, 3 of 4 shots to the body and 15 of 15 leg kicks. Jorge Masvidal went for 0 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
21 of 40 (53%)
Significant Strikes
31 of 52 (60%)
Head Strikes
Body Strikes
Leg Strikes
0 of 0

Kamaru Usman won by KO/TKO. The fight ended in round 2 at 1:02.

Results & Fight Totals

UFC 261
April 24, 2021
Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal
Kamaru Usman
Fight End
Round 2 at 1:02
Total Strikes Thrown
Significant Strikes Thrown
Total Takedowns Attempted

Did you know: Max Holloway holds a UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC match at 290. He also holds a UFC record for the most significant strikes landed in one round at 134. He achieved both records against Brian Ortega during his successful featherweight title defense on December 8, 2018, at UFC 231 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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