JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – At the conclusion on Friday’s UFC 261 ceremonial weigh-ins, the six athletes from the three championship fights came face to face for their final combat-week staredowns.
Saturday’s card, which takes space at VyStar Veterans Memorial Enviornment and streams on ESPN+ pay-per-ogle, will characteristic the eighth championship triple-header in firm historical previous. The welterweight, ladies’s strawweight and women’s flyweight belts will most seemingly be on the line with Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal, Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas and Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jessica Andrade.
Strive the final faceoff from every title combat beneath.
The co-predominant event will see strawweight champion Zhang Weili (21-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) return to the octagon for the major time since her 2020 “Fight of the one year” with Joanna Jedrzejczyk when she takes on Rose Namajunas (9-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC), who will try to determine on up the 115-pound strap she misplaced in Can also honest 2019.
Zhang Weili and Rose Namajunas inquire every other down one final time earlier than clashing for strawweight gold on Saturday. 🤝#UFC261 | Fleshy video: https://t.co/U7WUaiLWbo pic.twitter.com/h0muMJY6ed
— MMA Junkie (@MMAjunkie) April 23, 2021
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