Kamaru Usman returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 251 to take on Jorge Masvidal. The event took place on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at the UFC Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Usman vs. Masvidal featured 13 bouts, some were more surprising to watch than others.
UFC 251 was headlined by a scrap between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal, with Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Makwan Amirkhani went to battle against Danny Henry. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 251. View the full results for ‘Usman vs. Masvidal’-led fight card below.
UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal
|July 11, 2020|
UFC Fight Island
|Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal|
|Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway|
UFC 251 was live 28 days days ago and was the 521st event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 251
Below is the 13-fight order and UFC 251 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Kamaru Usman defeated Jorge Masvidal via Decision (Unanimous) (Round 5 / 5:00)
- Alexander Volkanovski defeated Max Holloway by Decision (Split) (Round 5 / 5:00)
- Petr Yan defeated Jose Aldo via TKO (Punches) (Round 5 / 3:24)
- Rose Namajunas defeated Jessica Andrade by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Amanda Ribas defeated Paige VanZant by Submission (Armbar) (Round 1 / 2:21)
- Jiri Prochazka defeated Volkan Oezdemir by KO (Punch) (Round 2 / 0:49)
- Muslim Salikhov defeated Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Makwan Amirkhani defeated Danny Henry by Technical Submission (Anaconda Choke) (Round 1 / 3:15)
- Leonardo Santos defeated Roman Bogatov by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Marcin Tybura defeated Maxim Grishin by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Raulian Paiva defeated Zhalgas Zhumagulov by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Karol Rosa defeated Vanessa Melo by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Davey Grant defeated Martin Day by KO (Punch) (Round 3 / 2:38)
UFC 251 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event. Be sure to check out UFC 251 payouts and bonuses.
Davey Grant vs. Martin Day
The UFC 251 began with Davey Grant taking on Martin Day. Davey Grant defeated Martin Day in Round 3 at 2:38 by KO (Punch).
Karol Rosa vs. Vanessa Melo
The second fight at UFC 251 was Vanessa Melo vs. Karol Rosa. Karol Rosa won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Raulian Paiva vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov
The following bout was between Zhalgas Zhumagulov and Raulian Paiva. Raulian Paiva beat Zhalgas Zhumagulov by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Marcin Tybura vs. Maxim Grishin
In the fourth bout, Marcin Tybura defeated Maxim Grishin by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Leonardo Santos vs. Roman Bogatov
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of Round 3 with Leonardo Santos defeating Roman Bogatov by Decision (Unanimous).
Makwan Amirkhani vs. Danny Henry
In sixth fight of the night, Danny Henry lost to Makwan Amirkhani at 3:15 of Round 1.
Muslim Salikhov vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Muslim Salikhov got the better of Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and won by Decision (Split) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Jiri Prochazka vs. Volkan Oezdemir
The eight bout was between Volkan Oezdemir and Jiri Prochazka. Jiri Prochazka beat Volkan Oezdemir by KO (Punch) at 0:49 of Round 2.
Amanda Ribas vs. Paige VanZant
The ninth fight at UFC 251 was Paige VanZant vs. Amanda Ribas. Amanda Ribas won in Round 1 at 2:21 by Submission (Armbar).
Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade
In the tenth bout, Rose Namajunas battled Jessica Andrade and took the win by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo
Right before the co-main event, Petr Yan prevailed over Jose Aldo. Petr Yan won by TKO (Punches) at 3:24 of Round 5.
Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway
In the co-main event Alexander Volkanovski defeated Max Holloway via Decision (Split) at 5:00 of Round 5; Herb Dean was the third man in the cage.
Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal
In the main event, referee Marc Goddard called an end to the bout at 5:00 of Round 5. Kamaru Usman defeated Jorge Masvidal by Decision (Unanimous).
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