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The War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

29 days ago   |   By MMAjunkie

UFC 251 brings a stacked card of fights to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi for the promotion's inaugural “Fight Island” event, on Saturday, July 11, as UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman takes on Jorge Masvidal in a title clash that has captured the imagination of fight fans around the world.
Defending champion Usman was originally booked to face Brazilian Gilbert Burns, but after the Brazilian tested positive for COVID-19, Masvidal was drafted in on six days' notice. Now the matchup many fight fans had hoped to see has become a reality, and the pair will face off in Saturday night's main event...
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Jorge Masvidal's unlikely rise from street fighter to UFC 251 savior

Jorge Masvidal's unlikely rise from street fighter to UFC 251 savior

29 days ago   |   By New York Post

Jorge Masvidal stepped into UFC 251 just a week before Kamaru Usman was due to square off against Gilbert Burns, who pulled out at the last minute after testing positive for the coronavirus. A spectacular win Saturday on Fight Island would complete his incredible journey from sleeping on a gym floor to global superstar. The...
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Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal purse, salaries: How much money will they make at UFC 251?

Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal purse, salaries: How much money will they make at UFC 251?

29 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Usman and Masvidal have big financial stakes in their matchup at Fight Island.
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UFC 251: Handicapping Jorge Masdival-Kamaru Usman bout at Fight Island

UFC 251: Handicapping Jorge Masdival-Kamaru Usman bout at Fight Island

29 days ago   |   By New York Post

It took some deft last-minute dealing by the UFC to sign Jorge Masvidal to fight Kamaru Usman after the premier “Fight Island” main event was jeopardized when Usman's original opponent, Gilbert Burns, was pulled due to COVID-19. Masvidal originally had been negotiating for the opportunity to fight Usman but was unable to reach agreement with...
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