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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.
(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:
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