Kamaru Usman Vs. Jorge Masvidal 2 date, start time, odds, PPV schedule and UFC 261 card
Kamaru Usman will once again defend his UFC welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal at the UFC 261 main event at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. It will be the first UFC event since March 2020 to feature a full-fledged crowd in the United States.
Usman Vs. The fight for the three titles of the Masvidal 2 card is sold out in a matter of hours and more than 15,000 fans are expected to be on the field.
Usman and Masvidal for the last time he met nine months ago, Gamebred issued a warning a week earlier to secure the title when Usman’s main opponent, Gilbert Burns, had to be taken out for hiring COVID-19.
Usman dominated the fight with kink work and removals to make a unanimous decision and retain his title. But now that the two fighters have had a full camp, will things be different this time?
Also on the card is Valentina Shevchenko defending the women’s flyweight title against Jessica Andrade, while Zhang Weili pits the women’s strawweight against former champion Rose Namajunas.
Below is a full summary of the UFC 261 schedule, including details about Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal’s matches, start times, odds and more.
When is Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal 2?
- Day: Saturday, April 24th
- Initial background: 17:45 ET
- Background: 20.00 ET
- PPV main card: 22:00 ET
Preliminary starts for UFC 261 will begin on ESPN + at 5:45 p.m. ET, previews will begin on ESPN + and ESPN at 8 p.m., and the main ESPN + payment card will be rounded off from 10:00 p.m. it’s midnight. Usman and Masvidal are expected to travel to the Octagon around 12:15 p.m., although the exact time depends on the length of the previous fights.
How to Watch UFC 261: Usman Vs. Masvidal
- TV channels: ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN +
The UFC 261 main card is available in the US at ESPN + subscription for a fee. That part of the event begins around 10 p.m.
The first fights, however, can be seen live on ESPN, the WatchESPN app, and, in the opening portals, the UFC Fight Pass.
In Canada, the main card payment is available on Bell, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, Eastlink and UFC PPV services at UFC Fight Pass.
How much does UFC 261 cost?
- $ 64.99 (ESPN + subscribers)
- $ 84.99 (new subscribers)
In the US, the UFC 261 Master Card is available through visible payment on ESPN +, which also requires a subscription. It’s the PPV price for UFC 261 $ 69.99 for current subscribers. New subscribers can pay the price of $ 89.99 For a UFC 261 payment and an ESPN + annual subscription, it offers savings of over 30 percent.
Where is UFC 261?
UFC 261 will be at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. It will be the first UFC event since March 2020 to feature a full-fledged crowd in the United States. The event was sold out within a few hours and 15,000 fans are expected to be on the field at the event.
Usman Vs. Masvidal odds for UFC 261
- Kamaru Usman: -400
- Jorge Masvidal: +300
According to the FanDuel Sportsbook, Usman -400 is currently a favorite sitting on the Masvidal + 300. As the odds are today, Usman would have to bet $ 400 to make a $ 100 profit. Masvidal’s $ 100 bet would give him a $ 300 return.
Recorded by Kamaru Usman
- Name: Kamaru Usman
- Nationality: Nigerian American
- Born: May 11, 1987
- Height: 6-0
- Scope: 76 inches
- Total fights: 19
- Disc: 18-1
Jorge Masvidal album
- Name: Jorge Masvidal
- Nationality: American
- Born: November 12, 1984
- Height: 5-11
- Scope: 74 inches
- Total fights: 49
- Disc: 35-14
UFC 261 fight card
- Kamaru Usman (c) and Jorge Masvidal Usman for the UFC welterweight championship
- Zhang Weili (c) vs. Rose Namajunas for Zhang’s UFC women’s strawweight championship
- Valentina Shevchenko (c) vs. Jessica Andrade Shevchenko’s UFC women’s flyweight championship
- Uriah Hall vs Chris Weidman (middleweight)
- Anthony Smith vs Jimmy Crute (light weight)
- Alex Oliveira Vs. Randy Brown (welterweight)
- Dwight Grant Vs. Stefan Sekulic (welterweight)
- Karl Roberson vs Brendan Allen (middleweight)
- Patrick Sabatini vs Tristan Connelly (featherweight)
- Danaa Batgerel vs Kevin Natividad (bantam weight)
- Kazula Vargas Vs. Rong Zhu (arina)
- Qileng Aori Vs. Jeffrey Molina (fly weight)
- Na Liang Vs. Ariane Carnelossi (women’s straw weight)
- Jamey Simmons Vs. Johnny Muñoz (weight weight)