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

UFC 251: Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Raulian Paiva Play-by-Play

On the UFC 251 prelims, Zhalgas Zhumagulov made his promotional debut facing Raulian Paiva. The fight went like this. Bout 3: Zhalgas Zhumagulov (13-3) vs. Raulian Paiva (19-3) (Flyweight) Paiva was throwing lots of leg kicks early on and was the more active striker in general. Both fighters were very active with punches. Zhumagulov tried … Continue reading UFC 251: Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Raulian Paiva Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Vanessa Melo vs. Karol Rosa Play-by-Play

In an all-Brazilian bantamweight matchup, Vanessa Melo fought Karol Rosa on the UFC prelims. Here's how the bout panned out. Bout 2: Vanessa Melo (10-7) vs. Karol Rosa (12-3) (Bantamweight) Rosa consistently got Rosa with hooks and jabs early in the first round. Rosa was landing as well, but the volume that Melo put out … Continue reading UFC 251: Vanessa Melo vs. Karol Rosa Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Martin Day vs. Davey Grant Play-by-Play

Kicking off UFC 251's 13-fight card was a bantamweight battle between Martin Day and Davey Grant. Here's how it went. Bout 1: Martin Day (8-3) vs. Davey Grant (9-4) (Bantamweight) Grant started the fight with a few leg kicks. He landed a clean body punch in the second minute. Day landed a hard counter-right hook … Continue reading UFC 251: Martin Day vs. Davey Grant Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Live Coverage

On Saturday night, UFC presents its debut event from "Fight Island," pay-per-view show UFC 251. Headlining the triple-header of championship bouts is a welterweight battle between UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Follow along throughout the night to get updates on the action from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A preview … Continue reading UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Live Coverage

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Preview

The UFC's long-awaited "Fight Island" will finally see it's first of four events on Saturday, including four championship bouts. The main event sees fan favourite Jorge Masvidal step in on six-days notice to fight Kamaru Usman for the UFC Welterweight Championship. Here's a preview of the hectic and packed UFC 251 card from Yas Island, … Continue reading UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Preview

Maxim Grishin To Make UFC Debut, Taking Short Notice UFC 251 Fight Versus Marcin Tybura

Former PFL heavyweight Maxim Grishin will get his first UFC matchup on July 11th, as he faces off with Marcin Tybura. The matchup, which is scheduled for UFC 251 at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi was first reported by RT Sport. Grishin takes the fight on short notice, replacing Alexander Romanov, who withdrew from his … Continue reading Maxim Grishin To Make UFC Debut, Taking Short Notice UFC 251 Fight Versus Marcin Tybura

Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman Awaiting COVID-19 Tests For UFC 251 Main Event

After the departure of Gilbert Burns from UFC 251 due to a positive COVID-19 test, the UFC is now nearing making short-notice main event between Jorge Masvidal and UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman. First reported by Ariel Helwani of ESPN, the negotiations have concluded, and now the parties await a COVID-19 test before flying to … Continue reading Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman Awaiting COVID-19 Tests For UFC 251 Main Event