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UFC 251: Burns V.S. Usman, 4 Others Clashes For Main Cards

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In just a few more days, the UFC 251 will be coming your way, featuring another set of epic matches to look out for. The facility in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, is now ready to showcase eight prelims and five main MMA main cards. The UFC 251 will take place on July 11, 2020, and will be aired via partner TV channels, with betting games hosted in many trusted sportsbooks online.

With the MMA edition progressing, the main cards are still the most awaited games. In these matches, fans can expect three major titles at stake, and two women will fight in the strawweight and flyweight categories. These matchups can lead to more exciting betting games, so make sure you are ready to wager your entries.

While the weekend is fast approaching, let’s get to know the five main cards to bet on the upcoming UFC fight. These ten MMA fighters will showcase a more intense fight, making your betting experience more challenging. The five fighters will do their best to shine inside the cage and vie for a once in a lifetime prestigious UFC title.

Paige VanZant V.S. Amanda Ribas (Women Flyweight)

The opening match in the UFC 251 main card is the Women’s Flyweight Division, with Paige VanZant wrestling against Amada Ribas. Popularly known as the “PVZ,” VanZant will defend her flyweight championship belt in the 251 editions. She was also a 5-year strawweight champion from  2012 to 2017, recording a total of 8 MMA wins and four losses.

She will be challenged by Amanda Ribas, a Brazilian native tallying nine wins and one loss. Ribas is currently holding a Strawweight belt and will try to steal VanZant’s flyweight title. Amanda is a current member of the American Top Team since 2016 and has already spent a 6-year career in the UFC.

Rose Namajunas V.S. Jessica Andrade (Women Strawweight)

Trained by Trevor Wittman and Tony Basile, Rose Namajunas will try to star in the UFC 251, vying for the Strawweight Division title. She currently holds a record of 8 wins and four losses. Namajunas, popularly known as a “Thug Rose,” has three Black Belts achievements. Aside from that, she had been working in MMA for ten years.

On the other hand, Jessica Andrade will face Namajunas with no hesitation and fear. Known as the “Bate Escada, the Chiropractor,” the Brazilian MMA fighter possesses 20 wins and seven losses. She is also a member of the Parana Vale Tudo Team, who will also make an entrance to the UFC 251, contending in the Strawweight Division.

Jose Aldo V.S. Petr Yan (Bantamweight)

Holding a current record of 28 wins and six losses, Jose Aldo will joust in the UFC 251 Bantamweight Division. He will defend his title on July 12 against Peter Yan. Aldo is a Brazilian MMA fighter who also holds a Featherweight title presently. He will represent the Nova Uniao Ruas Vale Tudo team, which he had been part of for six years.

Petr Yan, his challenger, will hustle hard to steal the Bantamweight title. He is a Russian MMA fighter that records a total of 14 wins and one loss.  Yan is popularly known as “No Mercy,” and also holds a 6-year UFC career. He will represent the Tiger Muay Thai  Archangel Mikhail Fight Club in the UFC 251 edition.

Max Holloway V.S. Alexander Volkanovski (Featherweight)

The Featherweight Division is the UFC 251 co-main event and will be contested by Max Holloway against Alexander Volkanovski. Nicknamed as “The Blessed,” Holloway is a current Lightweight and Featherweight titleholder. He will defend his title in the UFC 251, where he also tallied 21  wins and five losses for all his MMA career.

On the contrary, Alexander Volkanovski, known as “The Great,” is challenging Holloway in UFC 251 to snatch the Featherweight belt. Volkanovski has spent eight years in MMA, which led him to record 21 wins and one loss. He will represent the City Kickboxing Team, who was also a current featherweight titleholder.

Gilbert Burns V.S. Kamaru Usman (Welterweight)

The UFC 251 main event is between Gilbert Burns and Kamari Usman. Gilbert Burns is a current Lightweight and Welterweight Division titleholder. Known as “Durinho,” this Brazilian MMA fighter comes in an Orthodox stance and trained by Henri Hooft and Neil Melanson. He currently holds a record of 19 wins with three losses, representing Sanford MMA.

On the one hand, Kamarus Usman won’t take a slip in robbing the Welterweight belt against Burns. This Nigerian-American MMA fighter, famously known as “Marty,” currently holds a record of  16 wins and one loss.


The main cards in UFC 251 are the most awaited matches that every fan, expert, and bettor are looking forward to. Thus, given the five main cards listed above, make sure to mark your calendar so you won’t overlook this intense UFC match event. You wouldn’t want to miss all of the action.

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