UFC 251

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal
The official poster for UFC 251- Usman vs. Masvidal.jpg
The poster for UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal.
Information
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateJuly 12, 2020 (2020-07-12)
Venuedu Forum
CityAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
AttendanceNone (behind closed doors)[1]
Buyrate1,300,000[2]
Event chronology
UFC on ESPN: Poirier vs. Hooker UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs. Ige

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that took place on July 12, 2020 at the du Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.[3] It was originally planned to take place on June 6 at Perth Arena in Perth, Australia.[4] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was eventually postponed on April 9 (see section below).[5] In early June, it was confirmed that the event would instead take place in Abu Dhabi.[3]

  1. ^ Thomas Ling (2020-07-09). "Where is UFC Fight Island? Inside UFC 251 location in pictures". radiotimes.com. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  2. ^ Mike Coppinger (2020-07-13). "Sources: UFC 251 generates around 1.3 million PPV buys, most since 2018". theathletic.com. Retrieved 2020-07-14.
  3. ^ a b Farah Hannoun (2020-06-09). "UFC 'Fight Island' is ... Yas Island, Abu Dhabi". MMA Junkie. USA Today, Gannett Company. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  4. ^ Staff (2020-02-25). "Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanne Calderwood title fight heads to UFC 251 in Perth, Australia". mmajunkie.usatoday.com. Retrieved 2020-02-25.
  5. ^ Damon Martin (2020-04-09). "UFC 249, upcoming events postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, Dana White promises 'Fight Island' will proceed". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2020-04-09.

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