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UFC 251: Let The Hype Around Fight Island Event Begin

Check out a couple fight replays of the defending champions Kamaru Usman and Alexander Volkanovski, who defend their belts at UFC 251.

We have some time before we get to UFC 251 and even UFC 251 “Fight Week,” but why not get started now on the hype.

The event will be the first of several to take place on “Fight Island” from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

Three championship matches are on the docket including a headline bout between welterweight titleholder Kamaru Usman and top contender Gilbert Burns.

Also, Alexander Volkanovski defends his featherweight title for the first time against former champion Max Holloway and Petr Yan squares off with Jose Aldo for the vacant bantamweight belt.

As we get going in July here, the excitement around UFC 251 is sure to build like a fast-growing fire. 

Here are a couple of fight replays to get you in the mood for live action soon:

Kamaru Usman Vs. Colby Covington

Kamaru Usman made his first title defense against Colby Covington at UFC 245 on December 14, 2019.

He was victorious via fifth-round technical knockout and earned Fight of the Night.

Usman will put his title on the line in the main event of UFC 251 against top contender – and teammate – Gilbert Burns.

Alexander Volkanovski Vs. Max Holloway

Alexander Volkanovski challenged Max Holloway for his featherweight title at UFC 245 on December 14, 2019.

Implementing volumes of low kicks and outstriking the champion in every round, Volkanovski won the fight via unanimous decision.

Volkanovski will make his first title defense at UFC 251 against Holloway in the co-main event.

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