The main event saw the Nigerian Nightmare Kamaru Usman take on number 4 ranked welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal. The champ Kamaru Usman was yet to be defeated in the UFC, and was coming off a victory against former teammate and sparring partner Gilbert Burns. Masvidal’s last fight was against Usman at UFC 251, which he lost via. unanimous decision.
Round 1 :
A few low leg kicks from Masvidal began the fight. A low kick from Masvidal again, before Usman landed a right hand. Masvidal ate it. Usman kept Masvidal in check with his jabs, then he landed a punch to the body of Masvidal. A body kick from Masvidal. A powerful takedown from Usman after Masvidal attempted a flying knee. Slicing elbows from a grounded Masvidal. A huge elbow from Usman followed. A big right hand and a jab from Usman. A beautiful knee from Masvidal ended round 1. 10-9 Usman
Round 2 :
A huge right hand from Usman after a brief period of no action slept Masvidal. A first knockout loss for Masvidal in the UFC. Out cold!
Winner : Kamaru Usman beat Jorge Masvidal via. Knockout (Round 2)