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Mike Brown tests positive for COVID-19, won’t coach Masvidal at UFC 251

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Jorge Masvidal must fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 without a key cornerman in Mike Brown. Jorge Masvidal may be …read more

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Mike Brown Unable To Corner Jorge Masvidal At UFC 251 Due To Positive COVID-19 Test

American Top Team head coach Mike Brown will not be in the corner of Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251. Masvidal is set to challenge UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, on …read more

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Dana White: Jorge Masvidal's 'BMF' belt not at stake despite Kamaru Usman 'terrorizing me'

UFC president Dana White has answered one of the big questions going into UFC 251: Will Jorge Masvidal’s “BMF” belt be up for grabs when he fights Kamaru Usman?
The answer …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Brown Tests Positive For Covid-19, Won’t Corner Masvidal

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Jorge Masvidal will be down one of his coaches when he faces Kamaru Usman for the Welterweight title this Sat. …read more

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Gilbert Burns Slams ‘Journeyman’ Nate Diaz, Says He’d Beat Him Even With COVID-19

Gilbert Burns is doubling down on his comments aimed at Nate Diaz. Burns didn’t take too kindly to Diaz’s criticism of the initial booking of Kamaru Usman vs. ‘Durinho.” Burns …read more

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Dana White: Colby Covington was not in consideration to replace Gilbert Burns

UFC President Dana White claims Colby Covington was never in consideration to replace Gilbert Burns against Kamaru Usman in the UFC 251 main event. Until last weekend, Usman, the UFC …read more

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Dana White: Usman “terrorizing me” for BMF belt, but it won’t be on the line at UFC 251

UFC President Dana White says there will only be one title on the line when Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal collide in the UFC 251 main event. Masvidal is set …read more

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Dana White shoots down Jorge Masvidal putting BMF belt on the line against Kamaru Usman

Jorge Masvidal comes into UFC 251 as the one and only BMF champion. If UFC president Dana White has anything to say about it – and he does – it’s …read more

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Dana White calls Jorge Masvidal “absolutely brilliant” for sliding into UFC 251 main event

UFC president Dana White called welterweight superstar Jorge Masvidal “absolutely brilliant” for sliding into the UFC 251 main event against Kamaru Usman. Usman was supposed to put the UFC welterweight …read more

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Colby Covington: Jorge Masvidal Will Be ‘Body-bagged’ By Kamaru Usman

Colby Covington doesn’t see Jorge Masvidal walking out of his bout with Kamaru Usman unscathed. This Saturday night (July 11), Usman will put his UFC welterweight championship on the line …read more

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VIDEO | Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman narrowly avoid each other at hotel

The rivalry between UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman and his next challenger Jorge Masvidal will come to a head in the main event of UFC 251 this weekend. Yet the …read more

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Video: Between the Links, Episode 6: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal, ‘Fight Island’ lineup

On this week’s episode of Between the Links, Mike Heck moderates the rematch between MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs and fellow journalist James Lynch as they discuss the new main event …read more

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Colby Covington shares prediction for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has shared his prediction for UFC 251’s main event between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Ever since his loss to Usman in the main event …read more

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Video: Countdown To UFC 251

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will ask reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman to defend his title against late replacement Jorge Masvidal in the upcoming UFC …read more

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Gilbert Burns: If Jorge Masvidal beats Kamaru Usman at UFC 251, 'we're gonna get a circus'

Gilbert Burns is worried about what might happen to the welterweight division if Jorge Masvidal becomes champion.
Burns originally was slated to challenge welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in the UFC 251 …read more

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Morning Report: Gilbert Burns hopes Kamaru Usman wins at UFC 251: ‘If Masvidal wins, the things are gonna get crazy’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This Saturday, Gilbert Burns was scheduled to face Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title in the main event of UFC 251. But late last week, …read more

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Video: UFC 251 Embedded, Episode 1: ‘Somebody’s getting their ass whooped July 11’

In the first episode of UFC 251 Embedded, Max Holloway, Rose Namajunas and Paige VanZant fly to Abu Dhabi, as well as a look at Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal’s …read more

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Kamaru Usman will take Jorge Masvidal’s ‘BMF’ title after ‘I go out there and beat his ass’ at UFC 251

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The name on the contract didn’t matter much to Kamaru Usman as he prepared to fight at UFC 251.
While he spent weeks getting ready to …read more

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Gilbert Burns says the welterweight division will become a “circus” if Jorge Masvidal beats Kamaru Usman at UFC 251

Gilbert Burns believes Jorge Masvidal will make the welterweight division like a circus if he becomes the champion. In the main event of UFC 251, Usman is looking to defend …read more

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Jorge Masvidal interested in rematch with Stephen Thompson for UFC welterweight title

UFC welterweight superstar Jorge Masvidal says he’s interested in a rematch with Stephen Thompson if he defeats Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 and takes the title. Masvidal spoke to ESPN’s …read more

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UFC 251 'Embedded,' No. 1: Kamaru Usman, Jorge Masvidal narrowly miss each other

The UFC returns after one-week break on Saturday with UFC 251, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series is back to help build the excitement ahead of the action.
UFC 251 takes …read more

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Gilbert Burns says he’s already “feeling better” after being infected by COVID-19

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns says he’s already “feeling better” after being infected by COVID-19, which knocked him out of UFC 251. Burns was set to fight Kamaru Usman for …read more

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Kamaru Usman says he will “ragdoll” Jorge Masvidal, plans to take BMF belt home with him

Kamaru Usman says he will be bringing the welterweight title and the BMF title home with him this weekend. In the main event of UFC 251, Usman will look to …read more

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Gilbert Burns Predicts ‘Circus’ in Welterweight Division if Jorge Masvidal Wins at UFC 251

Gilbert Burns believes it’s in his best interest for Kamaru Usman to emerge victorious in the UFC 251 headliner this Saturday. …read more

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Posted on July 6, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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Triple Take: Did Jorge Masvidal make the right call fighting Kamaru Usman on short notice?

The UFC has managed to book one of its greatest late-replacement matchups of all time with Jorge Masvidal stepping in against Kamaru Usman in the UFC 251 main event Saturday. …read more

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Burns feels 'good' after COVID-19 diagnosis

Gilbert Burns is back in Florida and rooting for former teammate Kamaru Usman to take the welterweight championship he was supposed to be fighting for at UFC 251 on Saturday. …read more

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Kamaru Usman Says He’ll Ragdoll Jorge Masvidal & ‘Beat His Ass’ At UFC 251

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman plans to put a beating on Jorge Masvidal. Usman was initially set to put his 170-pound gold on the line against Gilbert Burns. The bout …read more

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Kamaru Usman opens as massive favorite over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman was favored over original UFC 251 opponent Gilbert Burns, he is even more heavily favored over late replacement Jorge Masvidal.
Usman had been about -200 and …read more

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Masvidal Doesn’t Need Training Camp For Bum Fights

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Jorge Masvidal agreed to fight UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman on just six days notice, which means “Gamebred” will enter the UFC 251 pay-per-view …read more

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Jorge Masvidal didn’t get exactly what he wanted for UFC 251 contract, but got very close

The reason Gilbert Burns, not Jorge Masvidal, was originally in the UFC 251 main event opposite welterweight champion Kamaru Usman had little to do with rankings.
Of course, it made …read more

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Jorge Masvidal willing to give Nate Diaz a title shot following UFC 251: “Come fight for this belt now”

If all goes according to plan for Jorge Masvidal in his UFC 251 matchup against champion Kamaru Usman, he’s already got his future title challengers in mind. Speaking to ESPN’s …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Burns’ UFC 251 exit allowed Masvidal to “get what he wanted” from UFC

Daniel Cormier believes Gilbert Burns withdrawing from his UFC 251 fight with Kamaru Usman opened the door for Jorge Masvidal getting what he wants from the UFC. Burns was expected …read more

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Video: Jorge Masvidal steps in to face Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 reaction

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee react to the weekend’s massive news of Jorge Masvidal stepping in to face Kamaru Usman for the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal admits how deal came together to fight at UFC 251, promises to ‘baptize’ Kamaru Usman

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal knew his worth.
The UFC’s only “BMF” champion had done his research to understand the kind of money he was generating and he wasn’t …read more

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Dana White unleashes first UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal promo – ‘You’re getting baptized’

The UFC 251 main event between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal came together over a matter of hours, but UFC president Dana White has already released the first promo video.
Usman …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Reveals The Two Opponents He Wants To Fight Next If He Beats Kamaru Usman

Jorge Masvidal has a hit list after Kamaru Usman. In the main event of UFC 251, Usman will look to defend his welterweight title when he battles Masvidal who is …read more

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Jorge Masvidal plans on betting big on himself against Kamaru Usman: “I gamble on myself more than anything other in this world”

UFC welterweight superstar Jorge Masvidal is planning on betting on himself as a hefty underdog when he takes on Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. Masvidal filled in on super short …read more

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UFC 251: Make your predictions for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal, two other title fights

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC 251 event in Abu Dhabi.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Slams ‘Coward’ Kamaru Usman Ahead Of UFC 251

Jorge Masvidal isn’t buying that Kamaru Usman is suddenly about the “thug life.” Masvidal will be replacing Gilbert Burns in the main event of UFC 251. Burns was set to …read more

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New UFC 251 main event is now official: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal

In a whirlwind weekend, Kamaru Usman’s UFC 251 main event was nixed on Friday only to be back on by late Sunday night.
Usman was originally slated to fight Gilbert Burns …read more

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Check out the new-look UFC 251 event poster, now with added 'Gamebred'

With Gilbert Burns ruled out, Jorge Masvidal is stepping in on just six days’ notice to face welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in the main event of UFC 251.
Masvidal (35-13 MMA, …read more

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New UFC 251 Poster Drops For ‘Usman Vs Masvidal’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will send reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman into battle against late replacement Jorge Masvidal in the upcoming UFC 251 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, set …read more

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Photo | UFC adds Jorge Masvidal to official UFC 251 poster

The UFC has updated the official UFC 251 poster to reflect the card’s new main event: a welterweight title fight between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. See it below: …read more

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Jorge Masvidal explains why he dislikes “coward” Kamaru Usman

Jorge Masvidal is not a fan of UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, who he’ll fight in the main event of UFC 251 this Saturday. Masvidal was originally expected to be …read more

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New UFC 251 poster featuring Jorge Masvidal released

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

In the wake of Jorge Masvidal inking a deal to face welterweight champion Kamaru Usman at UFC 251, the promotion has also debuted a new …read more

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Jorge Masvidal opens up on new deal with the UFC: “We’re not there yet”

After a highly publicized contract dispute with the UFC, Jorge Masvidal is set to challenge Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title at UFC 251 this Saturday. Masvidal was originally expected …read more

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Gilbert Burns Not Pleased With Nate Diaz Over ‘Real Fights’ Comment

Gilbert Burns has taken issue with Nate Diaz’s comment on the new UFC 251 main event. Burns was set to challenge Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight championship. The title …read more

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Masvidal signs new contract ahead of UFC 251

Jorge Masvidal says he has signed a new, multi-fight contract ahead of his fight against Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. …read more

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Ben Askren shares hilarious reaction to Jorge Masvidal vs. Kamaru Usman booking

Ben Askren has reacted to the news of his former opponent Jorge Masvidal’s upcoming fight against Kamaru Usman. On Sunday it was announced that the UFC welterweight champion Usman and …read more

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Gilbert Burns issues scathing response to Nate Diaz following UFC 251 headliner diss

Gilbert Burns has fired back at Nate Diaz after the ‘Stockton Slugger’ suggested that fans now have a “real fight” in Jorge Masvidal vs. Kamaru Usman. Diaz was highly critical …read more

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Jorge Masvidal passes COVID-19 test, fight against Kamaru Usman official for UFC 251

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC 251 main event is now official.
Late Sunday night, Jorge Masvidal received the results of his COVID-19 test, which cleared the way for him …read more

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Jorge Masvidal passes COVID-19 test; UFC makes Kamaru Usman title fight official

One of the major obstacles in getting Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal in the octagon Saturday has been cleared.
Masvidal (35-13 MMA, 12-6 UFC), who agreed to challenge Usman (16-1 MMA, …read more

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UFC 251 main event official after Jorge Masvidal tests negative for COVID-19

The UFC 251 main event between UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal is official after ‘Gamebred’ tested negative for COVID-19. The UFC made the official announcement at midnight …read more

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Nate Diaz, pros react to Jorge Masvidal vs. Kamaru Usman at UFC 251

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The Jorge Masvidal vs. Kamaru Usman fight is almost official for UFC 251. See how the pros, including Nate Diaz, reacted to the big news …read more

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UFC 251 video: Usman vs. Masvidal headliner promo released

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Check out a three-minute promo video for the Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal welterweight title fight. UFC 251 goes down in …read more

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Nate Diaz reacts to Jorge Masvidal stepping up on short notice against Kamaru Usman

Nate Diaz is happy to see a “real fight” between Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman headline next weekends UFC 251 pay-per-view event. Friday night it was announced that the previously …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz reacts to news of Jorge Masvidal replacing Gilbert Burns against Kamaru Usman

MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz reacted to the news of Jorge Masvidal replacing Gilbert Burns against Kamaru Usman in the main event of UFC 251. Abdelaziz, one of MMA’s top managers, …read more

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Kamaru Usman Opens as Sizable Favorite Over Jorge Masvidal in UFC 251 Main Event

Reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is a significant favorite heading into his title defense against short-notice foe Jorge Masvidal. …read more

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Kamaru Usman opens as 3-1 favorite in UFC 251 title defense vs. Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal’s first crack at a UFC title Saturday will come with fairly sizable odds against him.
Masvidal (35-13 MMA, 12-6 UFC) has stepped up on less than a week’s notice …read more

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Jorge Masvidal sets UFC record in acquiring title shot against Kamaru Usman

UFC superstar Jorge Masvidal has set a UFC record by acquiring the title shot at UFC 251 against UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. With 48 pro MMA bouts during his …read more

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Betting odds update for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal

Months after the original opening betting line was released, we have an update on the betting odds for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal. After Usman defeated Colby Covington via fifth-round …read more

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First Promotional Video for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal Released

It didn’t take long for the UFC to release some promotional material for the welterweight title bout between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. …read more

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Dana White Releases Promo Video For Usman Vs. Masvidal

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We’re still waiting for the really official announcement of Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251, but for now this …read more

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Kamaru Usman, Jorge Masvidal Agree to Welterweight Title Fight at UFC 251

After weeks of expressing his dissatisfaction with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and its negotiating tactics, Jorge Masvidal is coming to save the day. …read more

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Dana White confirms Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal, shares hype video with fans

UFC president Dana White confirmed that the reported bout between UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and top contender Jorge Masvidal is a go. After testing positive for COVID-19, No. 1 …read more

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Video: First promo released for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal UFC 251 main event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

With the event taking place to christen “Fight Island” in less than a week, UFC 251 has a new headliner for the welterweight title.
After …read more

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Usman vs. Masvidal set as new UFC 251 main event, pending COVID-19 tests

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The welterweight title may yet still serve as the UFC 251 main event. We might just get Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge …read more

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Gilbert Burns reacts after Jorge Masvidal steps in to face Kamaru Usman at UFC 251

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns reacted after the news that Jorge Masvidal will step in to face Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 next Saturday night. Late Friday night, Burns was …read more

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UFC 251: The biggest takeaways and questions ahead of the Kamaru Usman-Jorge Masvidal main event

In a shocking turn of events, Kamaru Usman will defend his welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251. Our experts break down the news. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Jorge Masvidal steps in on six days' notice to fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 251

The UFC has managed to pull off one of the great late-replacement bookings in company history as Jorge Masvidal will fight Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title in the new …read more

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Jorge Masvidal replaces Gilbert Burns to face Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 pending COVID-19 testing

Jorge Masvidal | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal is getting his title shot.
The “BMF” champion will face welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (16-1) at UFC 251 next weekend at …read more

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Jorge Masvidal is likely to face Kamaru Usman, saving UFC 251 main event

As the hours tick by, it is looking more and more likely that Jorge Masvidal will step in and face welterweight champion Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 on Saturday on …read more

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Jorge Masvidal En Route To Las Vegas, New UFC 251 Main Event Appears Locked

It looks like UFC 251 has a new main event in Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reported talks between Masvidal and the UFC began. Helwani noted that …read more

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Confirmed | Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman are en route to Las Vegas after agreeing to fight at UFC 251

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and top contender Jorge Masvidal are en route to Las Vegas ahead of a potential showdown at Saturday’s UFC 251 event. After Gilbert Burns dropped …read more

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Jorge Masvidal En Route To Las Vegas For UFC Title Bout With Kamaru Usman

It looks like UFC 251 has a new main event in Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reported between Masvidal and the UFC began. Helwani noted that the …read more

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Kamaru Usman opens as favorite in potential UFC 251 matchup with Jorge Masvidal

Kamaru Usman | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The oddsmakers like Kamaru Usman’s chances if he ends up competing on “Fight Island.”
With Jorge Masvidal reportedly in talks to replace Gilbert …read more

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Jorge Masvidal has been training ahead of proposed UFC 251 title fight with Kamaru Usman

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal has been training recently, so he should be in shape in case he fights Kamaru Usman on short notice at UFC 251. Usman was set …read more

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Return Of The BMF: Usman Vs. Masvidal At UFC 251 ‘Appears Inevitable’

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All signs are pointing towards Kamaru Usman facing Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251. Now the UFC just has to get them …read more

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Colby Covington offers to rematch Kamaru Usman at UFC 251, vows to 'beat his ass from pillar to post'

With Gilbert Burns’ enforced withdrawal from UFC 251 due to a positive COVID-19 test, Colby Covington has emphatically thrown his red MAGA hat into the ring and offered to step …read more

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Kamaru Usman reacts after Jorge Masvidal steps in on short notice to replace Gilbert Burns

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman will still be competing at next weekend’s UFC 251 event after Jorge Masvidal has agreed to step up on short notice. Yesterday evening unfortunate news …read more

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Jorge Masvidal reacts after coming to terms with UFC for Kamaru Usman fight

Barring any positive tests for Covid-19, BMF title holder Jorge Masvidal will square off with Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight title on Fight Island. That news was reported moments …read more

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Jorge Masvidal vs. Kamaru Usman set for Fight Island barring any positive tests for Covid-19

It appears that BMF title holder Jorge Masvidal will challenge Kamaru Usman for the promotions welterweight championship after all. Earlier this year it was reported that the UFC was looking …read more

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Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal fight negotiations under way as potential main event for UFC 251

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Negotiations are underway for a potential welterweight title fight between reigning champion Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal.
According to sources speaking to MMA Fighting on Saturday, …read more

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Sources: UFC in negotiations for Usman-Masvidal

There are active negotiations to book Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal as the new main event of UFC 251, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Kamaru Usman hints at potential fight with Jorge Masvidal

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman appears interested in fighting Jorge Masvidal now that his bout with Gilbert Burns has been scrapped. Yesterday evening news broke that Burns (19-3 MMA) had …read more

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Masvidal Just Got A COVID Test And My God Is He Fighting At UFC 251?

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

There’s definitely something going on behind the scenes following Gilbert Burns’ removal from his title fight with Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. Is Jorge …read more

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Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington say they’ll step in with Gilbert Burns out of UFC 251

Gilbert Burns was pulled from the UFC 251 main event opposite welterweight champion Kamaru Usman after testing positive for COVID-19. Fellow contenders Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington are each prepared …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Colby Covington Offers To Fight Kamaru Usman At UFC 251: ‘You Know Who They’re Gonna Call’

Colby Covington is interested in running things back with Kamaru Usman. Ever since Usman scored a fifth-round TKO win over Covington at UFC 245, “Chaos” has been calling for an …read more

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Gilbert Burns Reacts To ‘Devastating’ News That He Is Out Of UFC 251

Gilbert Burns will no longer get the chance to headline the first Fight Island card on July 11 when he was set to fight Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title. …read more

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Source: Burns out of main event for UFC 251

Gilbert Burns will not compete in the main event of UFC 251, a source confirmed to ESPN. He had been set to face Kamaru Usman in a welterweight title fight. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Masvidal Reacts To Burns’ Removal From UFC 251

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Following Gilbert Burns’ positive COVID-19 test, fighters are lining up to step in and face welterweight champ Kamaru Usman. The UFC is learning the …read more

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Gilbert Burns no longer playing with memes, believes “karma” played a role in UFC 251 removal

Streaking contender Gilbert Burns was expected to challenge Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title in the main event of UFC 251. Sadly that is no longer the case as earlier …read more

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Gilbert Burns reacts after being forced out of UFC 251 title fight due to Covid-19

Surging contender Gilbert Burns was expected to challenge Kamaru Usman for the promotions welterweight title in the main event of UFC 251. Unfortunately for fight fans, Burns (19-3 MMA) has …read more

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Jorge Masvidal, Colby Covington immediately volunteer to face Kamaru Usman on short notice

Jorge Masvidal | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If UFC champion Kamaru Usman is still looking for a fight, a pair of top-ranked welterweights just volunteered their services.
Just minutes after …read more

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Colby Covington sends a message to Kamaru Usman after Gilbert Burns is forced out of UFC 251

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington has reacted following news that Gilbert Burns will no longer be fighting Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. Earlier this evening news broke that …read more

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Video: Gilbert Burns positive for COVID-19, out of UFC 251 main event reaction

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Moments after it was confirmed that Gilbert Burns was forced to withdraw from his welterweight title headliner with Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 following a …read more

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Jorge Masvidal reacts following news that Gilbert Burns is out of UFC 251 fight with Kamaru Usman

Jorge Masvidal took to social media shortly after news broke that Gilbert Burns has been forced out of his UFC 251 title fight with Kamaru Usman. Earlier this evening, MMAJunkie …read more

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BREAKING: Gilbert Burns Off UFC 251 Card Due To Positive COVID-19 Test

Fight fans will not be seeing a UFC welterweight title bout between champion Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns on July 11. Usman and Burns were scheduled to collide in the …read more

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Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, pulled from UFC 251 main event against Kamaru Usman

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Gilbert Burns has been knocked out of the UFC 251 main event against welterweight champion Kamaru Usman after testing positive for COVID-19.
According to multiple sources …read more

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Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, out of Kamaru Usman title bout

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UFC 251 has lost its main event. On a day filled with cancellations of fights slated for the UFC’s “Fight Island” series in Abu …read more

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