UFC 251 takes place Saturday, July 11th from a beachside arena on Yas Island in the capital city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. The event is headlined by a welterweight title fight between Kamaru Usman and top contender Gilbert Burns and will air worldwide through the ESPN+ streaming platform.

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Event Information


Kamaru Usman
WINNER 
Jorge Masvidal
Kamaru Usman
Marty
VS
Jorge Masvidal
Gamebred
17-1-0
Record
35-14-0
6′ 0″
Height
5′ 11″
185 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 5 rounds
Ben Cartlidge scored it 50-45. Mark Collett scored it 50-45. David Lethaby scored it 49-46.
Alexander Volkanovski
WINNER 
Max Holloway
22-1-0
Record
23-6-0
5′ 6″
Height
5′ 9″
165 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) after 5 rounds
Mark Collett scored it 48-47. David Lethaby scored it 47-48. Clemens Werner scored it 48-47.
Petr Yan
WINNER 
Jose Aldo
VS
Jose Aldo
Junior
15-1-0
Record
28-7-0
5′ 5″
Height
5′ 7″
135 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
TKO/RSC
in the 5th round
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5)
Jessica Andrade
Rose Namajunas
WINNER
17-8-0
Record
9-4-0
5′ 2″
Height
5′ 5″
115 lbs.
Weight
125 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) after 3 rounds
Mark Collett scored it 28-29. Anders Olsson scored it 29-28. Judge 3 scored it 29-28.
Amanda Ribas
WINNER 
Paige Vanzant
7-1-0
Record
8-4-0
5′ 3″
Height
5′ 4″
122 lbs.
Weight
115 lbs.
Submission
(Arm Bar) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Volkan Oezdemir
Jiri Prochazka
WINNER
17-5-0
Record
15-1-0
6′ 0″
Height
6′ 3″
205 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
KO
in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Elizeu Dos Santos
Muslim Salikhov
WINNER
19-7-0
Record
12-2-0
6′ 0″
Height
5′ 6″
170 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) after 3 rounds
Lukas Bosacki scored it 27-30. David Lethaby scored it 29-28. Clemens Werner scored it 28-29.
Makwan Amirkhani
WINNER
Daniel Henry
16-4-0
Record
11-4-0
5′ 9″
Height
5′ 11″
145 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
Submission
in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Leonardo Santos
WINNER
Roman Bogatov
18-3-1
Record
9-1-0
6′ 1″
Height
5′ 9″
160 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Lukas Bosacki scored it 29-26. Ben Cartlidge scored it 29-26. Clemens Werner scored it 29-26.
Marcin Tybura
WINNER
Maksim Grishin
19-6-0
Record
30-8-2
6′ 3″
Height
6′ 3″
250 lbs.
Weight
220 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Mark Collett scored it 30-27. David Lethaby scored it 30-26. Anders Olsson scored it 30-27.
Raulian Paiva
WINNER
Zhalgas Zhumagulov
12-4-0
Record
14-3-0
5′ 8″
Height
5′ 5″
125 lbs.
Weight
125 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Lukas Bosacki scored it 29-28. Ben Cartlidge scored it 29-28. Judge 3 scored it 29-28.
Karolline Rosa
WINNER
Vanessa Melo
12-3-0
Record
8-7-0
5′ 6″
Height
5′ 5″
135 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
David Lethaby scored it 30-26. Anders Olsson scored it 30-27. Clemens Werner scored it 30-26.
Martin Day
Davey Grant
WINNER
9-4-0
Record
11-4-0
5′ 10″
Height
5′ 8″
135 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
KO
in the 3rd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)