On April 24th, an arena full of fans will be in attendance at UFC 261. The PPV event is going down in Jacksonville, Florida, and is already sold out. Fans will be in for a treat, with three title fights on the card.
In the headliner, Kamaru Usman will look to defend his welterweight title in a rematch with Jorge Masvidal. There will also be two women’s titles on the line, with flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko meeting former strawweight champion Jessica Andrade, and current 115-pound titleholder Weili Zhang meeting former champ Rose Namajunas.
In addition, a long-delayed rematch between Chris Weidman and Uriah Hall will take place on the main card. The PPV will open in the light heavyweight division, with former title challenger Anthony Smith taking on Jimmy Crute.
Here’s a look at the full current card.
Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal
Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas
Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jessica Andrade
Chris Weidman vs. Uriah Hall
Anthony Smith vs. Jimmy Crute
Preliminary Card (ESPN / ESPN+)
Alex Oliveira vs. Randy Brown
Dwight Grant vs. Stefan Sekulic
Karl Roberson vs. Brendan Allen
Danaa Batgerel vs. Kevin Natividad
Early Preliminary Card (ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Kazula Vargas vs. Rong Zhu
Qileng Aori vs. Jeffrey Molina
Na Liang vs. Ariane Carnelossi
Jamey Simmons vs. Johnny Muñoz
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