Headlining the UFC 261 title triple header is the rematch between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Usman promised that he would do better even with Masvidal getting a full camp, and he did. Usman brutally knocked him out to defend his title yet again.
Check out highlights from the event, along with a snippet from our play-by-play of the event:
Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal, Round 1
Jab from Usman. Inside leg kick from Masvidal. Feints from Usman. Jab to the body from Usman. Outside leg kick from Masvidal. Big right from Usman! Masvidal just took it. Masvidal with a jab to the chest. Body shot from Usman. Usman leaning with the right hook. Gotta watch the counter. Leg kick from both, and another right hook scores for Usman. Jump knee from Masvidal, but Usman literally catches him and slams him to the mat with a modified spinebuster. Usman throwing leather, but Masvidal is looking for elbows from the bottom. Usman drops an elbow of his own. Back elbows from Masvidal. He’s getting up. Not for long though. Usman just bullying him, but Masvidal gets range with a minute to go. Inside leg kick and a left from Masvidal. But a right and a jab from Usman. Hard jab again. Low kick from Gamebred. Masvidal with a combo and a jump knee. 10-9 Usman.
Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal, Round 2
Inside leg kick from Masvidal. Usman faking takedowns. Another inside leg kick from Masvidal. Overhand right from Masvidal misses, but Usman caught him back. Usman with a huge right hand and GAMEBRED IS DOWN!!! Usman with a few hammerfists and JORGE MASVIDAL IS ASLEEP!! THE MAN HAS SPOKEN!
Kamaru Usman defeated Jorge Masvidal defeated Jorge Masvidal via KO (punches), 1:02 of round 2