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For the primary time in over a yr, the UFC performed host to a full, capability crowd, with UFC 261 on the VyStar Veterans Memorial Enviornment in Jacksonville, FL. And whereas there are nonetheless eight months left to go in 2021, UFC 261 goes to be a troublesome night time to beat for UFC Occasion of the 12 months.
When you missed any of the wild, superb motion from UFC 261, you may try the total video highlights above.
In the primary occasion, Kamaru Usman turned simply the second fighter ever to complete Jorge Masvidal by KO or TKO, knocking him out within the second spherical to retain the UFC welterweight championship.
The co-main occasion noticed the one title change of the three title bouts of the night, as Rose Namajunas regained the ladies’s strawweight championship by knocking out Weili Zhang in simply over a minute.
Namajunas turned the primary to defeat Zhang since Zhang misplaced her MMA debut, and he or she turned the primary feminine UFC athlete to regain a championship she beforehand misplaced.
The night time additionally featured Valentina Shevchenko retaining the ladies’s flyweight title with a second-round TKO of Jessica Andrade.
Official outcomes from UFC 261: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal 2
Kamaru Usman def. Jorge Masvidal by way of KO, Spherical 2 – 1:02
Rose Namajunas def. Weili Zhang by way of KO, Spherical 1 – 1:18
Valentina Shevchenko def. Jessica Andrade by way of KO, Spherical 2 – 3:19
Uriah Corridor def. Chris Weidman by way of TKO (damage), Spherical 1 – 0:17
Anthony Smith def. Jimmy Crute by way of TKO (physician’s stoppage), Spherical 1 – 5:00
Randy Brown def. Alex Oliveira by way of submission (rear-naked choke), Spherical 1 – 2:50
Dwight Grant def. Stefan Sekulic by way of break up choice (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Brendan Allen def. Karl Roberson by way of submission (ankle lock), Spherical 1 – 4:55
Pat Sabatini def. Tristian Connelly by way of unanimous choice (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Early Prelim Card
Danaa Batgerel def. Kevin Natividad by way of TKO, Spherical 1 – 0:50
Rodrigo Vargas def. Rong Zhu by way of unanimous choice (30-26, 29-28 x2)
Jeff Molina def. Qileng Aori by way of unanimous choice (29-28 x2, 29-27)
Ariane Carnelossi def. Na Liang by way of TKO, Spherical 2 – 1:28
UFC 261 happened on Saturday, April 24, 2021, reside from the VyStar Enviornment in Jacksonville, FL. Comply with together with FanSided for all of your reside information and highlights.