In Abu Dhabi, on Yas island, took place tournament UFC 251. In the main duel of evening Ousmane Camara and Jorge Masvidal, who at short notice replaced in the title fight of Gilbert burns, who passed positive test for the coronavirus.
Masvidal during the week of preparation for the fight took off 9 pounds to fit into the limit of Welterweight. Despite the forced isogoku, Masvidal was able to approach the match in good form and to go the distance. World title fight was spectacular not: the Nigerian nightmare was too academic, did not go to the exchange in the box and if possible, transferred the fight to the ground. Masvidal felt a little uncomfortable, but to change the course of the fight he was not able to do. Usman Kamara was probably better in each round.
Thus, Camara has produced 12 consecutive win in the UFC and defended his title of world champion in the Welterweight division.
Video of fight
In the co-main fight of tournament Alexander Volkanovski defended the title of world champion in Featherweight for the second time in his career defeating max Holloway. In another championship fight Peter Yang knocked out by Jose Aldo and became world champion in the easiest weight.