Reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman opened at -350 in opposition to +285 for fellow UFC 261 headliner Jorge Masvidal, partially as a result of “The Nigerian Nightmare” captured a reasonably one-sided victory over “Gamebred” once they first went to battle within the UFC 251 foremost occasion final July.
What’s modified between then and now?
Masvidal will get a full coaching camp to battle for the 170-pound belt, versus the six days discover he acquired when Gilbert Burns was benched with coronavirus and compelled to withdraw. Maybe that may pressure Usman to desert the foot stomp in favor of the crotch seize.
Over/below usman goes for my crotch inside 2 min ? #andnew
— Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) March 16, 2021
The UFC 261 pay-per-view (PPV) card, which additionally options the title battle between Valentina Shevchenko and Jessica Andrade, in addition to Zhang Weili and Rose Namajunas, takes place on April 24 inside VyStar Veterans Memorial Enviornment in Jacksonville, Florida, the primary occasion to function a full, stay crowd in over a 12 months.
To see the present UFC 261 battle card and lineup click on right here.