UFC 251: FIGHT ISLAND WITH THREE THRILLING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS

UFC® 251: USMAN vs. BURNS 

Saturday, July 11

Yas Forum on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island

Live on Pay-Per-View, exclusively through ESPN+ in the U.S. at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT in both English and Spanish.

FEATURED BOUTS:

(C) KAMARU USMAN vs. (#1) GILBERT BURNS

(C) ALEXANDER VOLKANOVSKI vs. (#1) MAX HOLLOWAY

(#3) PETR YAN vs. (#6) JOSE ALDO

UFC 251, the first event on UFC FIGHT ISLAND, headlined by a trio of world championship bouts.

Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman will defend his belt a second time against teammate and No. 1 contender Gilbert Burns.

Featherweight championship rematch, Alexander Volkanovski against No. 1 contender Max Holloway.

Vacant bantamweight champion will be named when No. 3 ranked contender Petr Yan faces No. 6 bantamweight Jose Aldo.

ESPN+ is the exclusive provider of all UFC Pay-Per-View events to fans in the U.S. as part of an agreement announced in 2019.

Fans will be able to purchase UFC® 251: USMAN vs. BURNS online at http://espnplus.com/PPV or on the ESPN App on mobile and connected-TV devices. ESPN+ is available as an integrated part of the ESPN App on all major mobile and connected TV devices and platforms, including Amazon Fire, Apple, Android, Chromecast, PS4, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, X Box One and more.

Preliminary fights will air nationally in English on ESPN and ESPN+, and in Spanish on ESPN Deportes, starting at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT with the first four bouts also simulcast on UFC Fight Pass.

Additional bouts on the card include:

UFC FIGHT ISLAND FUTURE EVENT’S

  • UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: KATTAR vs. IGE on Wednesday, July 15
  • UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: FIGUEIREDO vs. BENAVIDEZ 2 on Saturday, July 18
  • UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: WHITTAKER vs. TILL on Saturday, July 25

Published by Kalum Vaughns

Freelance journalist, podcaster, entrepreneur, author and philanthropist.

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