UFC 251 Stream : How to watch UFC 251: live stream Usman vs Masvidal and the full Fight Island card on ESPN+ tonight. UFC is in Abu Dhabi tonight as the sport embarks on its Fight Island vacation – and kicking things off is a welterweight title bout that few thought would ever happen. Read on as we explain how to watch UFC 251 and live stream Usman vs Masvidal – catch the unmissable Octagon clash and the full card online with the help of our guide.
The event’s big showdown had been due to see Kamaru Usman take to the Octagon against Gilbert Burns, however the Brazilian tested positive for Covid-19, bringing about the need for a new challenger.
UFC 251 takes place on Saturday, July 11 behind closed doors at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island. Early prelims are set for 6-8 pm ET in the US, with prelims set to follow at 8-10 pm ET. The main card is then scheduled for 10pm ET / 7pm PT – and and American readers wanting to cut to the chase need only know that ESPN+ will be the place to watch the fight.
The news that Jorge Masvidal has been drafted in as an unlikely last-minute replacement, and that Usman’s welterweight title will remain on the line has UFC fans salivating. Arguably the fight most people wanted to see in the first place, UFC supremo Dana White had previously been unable to broker the match-up, but it now gives one of the sport’s most popular and charismatic figures a long-awaited shot at a title.