UFC 251: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal Play-by-Play

In the main event of UFC 251, Kamaru Usman put his UFC Welterweight Championship on the line against Jorge Masvidal. Masvidal took the fight on less than a weeks notice, replacing former challenger Gilbert Burns. Here's how the championship fight played out. Bout 13: Kamaru Usman (16-1) vs. Jorge Masvidal (35-13) (UFC Welterweight Championship) Masvidal … Continue reading UFC 251: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway Play-by-Play

In a rematch, Alexander Volkanovski attempted to make his first UFC Featherweight Championship defence against Max Holloway. The fight went like this. Bout 12: Alexander Volkanovski (21-1) vs. Max Holloway (21-5) (UFC Featherweight Championship) Volkanovski was landing many leg kicks in the first round with the damage showing early on. The round was very much … Continue reading UFC 251: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo Play-by-Play

In the first of three championship fights on UFC 251, Petr Yan and Jose Aldo fought for the vacant UFC Bantamweight Championship. Here's how the fight went. Bout 11: Petr Yan (14-1) vs. Jose Aldo (28-6) (Vacant UFC Bantamweight Championship) Yan landed a clean two-punch combination in the second minute of the fight. Aldo landed … Continue reading UFC 251: Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas Play-by-Play

In a rematch, former UFC Strawweight Champions Jessica Andrade and Rose Namajunas fought on the main card of UFC 251. Here's how the fight went. Bout 10: Jessica Andrade (20-7) vs. Rose Namajunas (8-4) (Strawweight) Namajunas had a good start, connecting with many punches to the head. They clinched in the fourth minute after Andrade … Continue reading UFC 251: Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Paige VanZant vs. Amanda Ribas Play-by-Play

Kicking off the main card of UFC 251, flyweights Paige VanZanrt and Amanda Ribas compete. Here's how the main card fight went. Bout 9: Paige VanZant (8-4) vs. Amanda Ribas (9-1) (Flyweight) Ribas landed a couple of knees in a clinch to start the fight. She got a takedown through a hip toss. Ribas was … Continue reading UFC 251: Paige VanZant vs. Amanda Ribas Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Volkan Oezdemir vs. Jiri Prochazka Play-by-Play

Former RIZIN Light Heavyweight Champion Jiri Prochazka made his UFC debut to finish the UFC 251 prelims. Facing ranked 205-pounder Volkan Oezdemir, the fight went like this. Bout 8: Volkan Oezdemir (17-4) vs. Jiri Prochakza (26-3-1) (Light Heavyweight) Oezdemir walked Prochazka down early throwing punches. Prochazka landed with a couple of jabs a minute into … Continue reading UFC 251: Volkan Oezdemir vs. Jiri Prochazka Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov Play-by-Play

A welterweight battle between Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and Muslim Salikhov happened on the prelims of UFC 251. It went like this. Bout 7: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (22-6) vs. Muslim Salikhov (16-2) (Welterweight) Dos Santos and Salikhov essentially took turns trading strikes in the first round. Salikhov stopped a takedown in the final minute … Continue reading UFC 251: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Makwan Amirkhani vs. Danny Henry Play-by-Play

Both attempting to bounce back from a loss, Makwan Amirkhani and Danny Henry fought on the UFC 251 prelims. The featherweight fight went like this. Bout 6: Makwan Amirkhani (15-4) vs. Danny Henry (12-3) (Featherweight) The first couple of minutes in the fight were slow paced, with Henry throwing some kicks. After Amirkhani threw a … Continue reading UFC 251: Makwan Amirkhani vs. Danny Henry Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Leonardo Santos vs. Roman Bogatov Play-by-Play

Former M-1 Lightweight Champion Roman Bogatov stepped into the UFC octagon for the first time on Saturday, fighting Leonardo Santos. Here's how the bout went. Bout 5: Leonardo Santos (17-3-1) vs. Roman Bogatov (10-0) (Lightweight) Bogatov slipped in the first minute of the fight, giving Santos the chance to land a few punches while he … Continue reading UFC 251: Leonardo Santos vs. Roman Bogatov Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Marcin Tybura vs. Maxim Grishin Play-by-Play

Former PFL fighter Maxim Grishin made his UFC debut on the prelims, facing Marcin Tybura. Here's how the heavyweight clash went. Bout 4: Marcin Tybura (18-6) vs. Maxim Grishin (30-7-2) (Heavyweight) Tybura had a clear height advantage over Grishin in this fight. Tybura tried for a takedown a minute in after catching a kick, but … Continue reading UFC 251: Marcin Tybura vs. Maxim Grishin Play-by-Play