Battle followers all over the world did a collective double-take and fist pump when it was introduced that ‘Gamebred would be Gilbert Burns’ alternative for the cardboard on ‘Battle Island’.
Masvidal loved a fairytale 2019 with a surprising knockout over Darren Until, the quickest stoppage in UFC historical past over Ben Askren and defeating Nate Diaz in a stellar pay-per-view occasion.
Masvidal is a seasoned campaigner with 31 extra skilled fights than his opponent underneath his belt. Out of 48 whole fights, solely four have ended by submission. This could be a significant problem with Usman wanting to make use of his wrestling to take Masvidal to the bottom and drain him.
The BMF Champion has gone through the space twice in his profession in 5 spherical matches. Each of these led to defeat. He’ll little question have conditioned himself to go 25, however the champion will likely be an entire totally different proposition.
‘Gamebred’ will look to make use of his strikes to complete the battle early. This has been his game plan since returning following a 12 months’s hiatus. In 2019, he claimed three stoppage wins together with a jaw-dropping 5-second KO. 6 of his final 7 wins have come by way of TKO and KO.
Main card start at 10 P.M ET
Kamaru Usman X Jorge Masvidal
Alexander Volkanovski X Max Holloway
Petr Yan X Jose Aldo
Jessica Andrade X Rose Namajunas
Amanda Ribas X. Paige VanZant
Undercard start at 8 P.M ET
Volkan Oezdemir X Jiri Prochazka
Elizeu Zaleski X Muslim Salikhov
Makwan Amirkhani X Danny Henry
Leonardo Santos X Roman Bogatov
Undercard start at 6 P.M ET
Marcin Tybura X. Maxim Grishin
Raulian Paiva X. Zhalgas Zhumagulov
Karol Rosa X. Vanessa Melo
Davey Grant X. Martin Day