ufc 257 PPV is planned to occur at Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE. on Saturday, January 23, 2021. All the fans who wait for ufc 257, will surely enjoy a series of epic fights.
|Date||January 23, 2021|
|Time||10:00 PM ET|
|Location||Abu Dhabi, UAE|
|Main Event||Poirier vs McGregor 2|
ufc 257 Fight Results In Real-Time
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ufc 257 Schedule
ufc 257, which is an upcoming MMA event, is planned to take place at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on January 23, 2021, and the event will be produced and organized by UFC authority.
This was previously officially announced that if each and everything is running according to the plan, the main card will be Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2 in the lightweight division. But due to the positive test report of COVID-19, Gilbert Burns pulled off from the main event of ufc 257 and he replaced by Jorge Masvidal. Therefore, Usman vs Masvidal is officially set as the main event of ufc 257 on January 23, 2021. Where Kamaru Usman is the current champion and Jorge Masvidal is the Challenger and No. 3 UFC ranked Welterweight fighter.
A match between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway could also take place as UFC Featherweight Championship. Where Alexander Volkanovski is the current champion and Max Holloway is No. 1 UFC ranked Featherweight fighter.
COVID-19 Pandemic Effect on ufc 257
UFC authority has been forced to change its headliner fight card of ufc 257 on Jan 23 at Dana White’s Fight Island.
After the positive test for COVID-19, ufc 257 has already lost Gilbert Burns from ufc 257 headliner fight. He was the No. 1 UFC ranked contender for the next July event at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. He was training in Florida for the matchup with Kamaru Usman before his diagnosis for the COVID-19 test.
His matchup with Kamaru Usman is now changed and a new main card for UFC’s July event is announced by the UFC authority. Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal is set for the next UFC event at Dana White’s Fight Island.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, to reduce the spread of the sickness, UFC host the upcoming events at Fight Island which is Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This island will be an isolated place for all UFC fighters.
All the competitors of ufc 257 are training for the events during the pandemic situation in an isolated area. All of them have to pass several tests for COVID-19 to enter the Octagon.
ufc 257 Venue
The UFC authority has already declared the venue for their upcoming event which is ufc 257 and the venue is “Fight Island” at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. However, this is an alternative venue of UFC for this event, the previous plan was in Perth, Australia.
As the main event bout is already decided by the UFC authority, UFC fans all over the world could look forward to next July to a world-class fight card with championship main card of ufc 257. This could be the record-breaking year of MMA fighters.
ufc 257 Tickets
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|1||Kamaru Usman Vs Jorge Masvidal||Welterweight|
|2||Alexander Volkanovski Vs Max Holloway||Featherweight|
|3||Paige VanZant Vs Amanda Ribas||Flyweight|
|4||Jéssica Andrade Vs Rose Namajunas||Strawweight|
|5||Petr Yan Vs José Aldo||Bantamweight|
Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal
At midnight last Monday, the promotion announced the new main event for ufc 257 and the new main event is Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal in a welterweight title fight. After the force withdraws from Gilbert Burns due to the COVID-19 positive test report, the new headliner for ufc 257 is set at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. UFC officials confirmed the news and Usman vs Masvidal is official for the upcoming UFC event on July 11.
To make the new headline fight card finally happen, both Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal must have to pass multiple coronavirus test before the event starts at Yas Island. If and only if all the COVID-19 tests of both the fighter become negative, these two fighters will be cleared to fight each other in Octagon on Saturday night.
Though Jorge Masvidal was supposed to have secured for this fight from the beginning negotiations fell apart with Jorge Masvidal. According to “Gamebred”, Jorge Masvidal was offered a very small amount of money. The offered amount is almost half of what Masvidal made fighting with Nate Diaz back in November 2020. After the negotiation fell apart the title shot was move to Gilbert Burns before the positive coronavirus test.
This fight will be Kamaru Usman’s second defense of the UFC welterweight title in Octagon. He comes out of victory via fifth-round TKO against Colby Covington back in December 2019. Kamaru Usman has not lost any UFC fight since May 2013 and he is on a 15-fight winning streak.
On the other hand, Jorge Masvidal is No. 3 ranked fighter of UFC. He is riding his three-fight winning streak. In this three-fight winning streak span, Jorge Masvidal gets his victory over Nate Diaz, Ben Askren, and Darren Till. All of these three wins in a row come out via KO or TKO.
Last Five Kamaru Usman Fights
|Colby Covington||Win · Punches||UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington|
|Tyron Woodley||Win · Decision · Unanimous||UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith|
|Rafael dos Anjos||Win · Decision · Unanimous||The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale|
|Demian Maia||Win · Decision · Unanimous||UFC Fight Night 129|
|Emil Weber Meek||Win · Decision · Unanimous||UFC Fight Night 124|
Last Five Jorge Masvidal Fights
|Nate Diaz||Win · Doctor Stoppage (Cut)||UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz|
|Ben Askren||Win · Flying Knee||UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos|
|Darren Till||Win · Punches||UFC on ESPN+ 5|
|Stephen Thompson||Loss · Decision · Unanimous||UFC 217: Bisping vs. St. Pierre|
|Demian Maia||Loss · Decision · Split||UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2|
Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway 2
Volkanovski vs Holloway 2 is set as the co-main event for ufc 257 on Jan 23, 2021, where Alexander Volkanovski is the current champion of the UFC featherweight division and Max Holloway is the former titleholder. The deal is done for this fight. In their first match, Alexander Volkanovski wins over Max Holloway and got the title last December.
Alexander Volkanovski, who is on an eight-fight winning streak, had an incredible rise in Octagon séance he signed with UFC. He grabs the title picture by the KO win against Chad Mendes in 2018. After this, 31 years old Alexander Volkanovski continues his winning streak by victories against Jose Aldo and Max Holloway.
Since 2013, Max Holloway won 14 fights in a row as a featherweight fighter. In these 14 fights, he got his victory over Jose Aldo for two times, Brian Ortega and Anthony Pettis.
Last Five Max Holloway Fights
|Alexander Volkanovski||Loss · Decision · Unanimous||UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington|
|Frankie Edgar||Win · Decision · Unanimous||UFC 240: Holloway vs. Edgar|
|Dustin Poirier||Loss · Decision · Unanimous||UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2|
|Brian Ortega||Win · Doctor Stoppage||UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega|
|José Aldo||Win · Ground & Pound||UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2|
Petr Yan vs José Aldo
Jose Aldo vs Petr Yan in the UFC bantamweight division is set for the upcoming ufc 257 on July 11. According to the announcement of UFC president Dana White on Tuesday, Jose Aldo and Petr Yan, former featherweight champions, are finalized for next numbered UFC event on July 11.
Jose Aldo is coming out of his back to back losses against Alexander Volkanovski and Marlon Moraes who is the fellow bantamweight contender of UFC. Though Jose Aldo was scheduled to fight on Brazil’s event against Cejudo, that event was postponed due to the ongoing pandemic. Now, he is scheduled to fight with Petr Yan in ufc 257 on July 11, 2020.
Petr Yan comes off three back to back wins over John Dodson, Jimmie Rivera, and Urijah Faber. Under this ongoing pandemic disaster, Petr Yan was scheduled to headline the Kazakhstan event of UFC on June 13.
Last Five Petr Yan Fights
|Urijah Faber||Win · Head Kick||UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington|
|Jimmie Rivera||Win · Decision · Unanimous||UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes|
|John Dodson||Win · Decision · Unanimous||UFC on ESPN+ 3|
|Douglas Andrade||Win · Corner Stoppage||UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2|
|Jin Soo Son||Win · Decision · Unanimous||UFC Fight Night 136|
Last Five José Aldo Fights
|Marlon Moraes||Loss · Decision · Split||UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington|
|Alexander Volkanovski||Loss · Decision · Unanimous||UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade|
|Renato Moicano||Win · Punches||UFC on ESPN+ 2|
|Jeremy Stephens||Win · Body Punch & Ground & Pound||UFC on FOX 30|
|Max Holloway||Loss · Ground & Pound||UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2|
Watch Jéssica Andrade vs Rose Namajunas
Jessica Andrade vs Rose Namajunas fight in UFC women Strawweight division is a rematch which is added in ufc 257 on July 11 at Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. This report was first reported by Combate but now this is the official announcement by the UFC authority. Both Jessica Andrade and Rose Namajunas is former UFC Strawweight Champion. Therefore, Namajunas vs Andrade fight is going to be a brutal fight in ufc 257.
At UFC 217 in 2017, Rose Namajunas won her UFC Strawweight Title by beating Joanna Jedrzejczyk. After that, Namajunas beat Jedrzejcxyk again at UFC 223 in a rematch. She lost her title to Jessica Andrade at UFC 237 in May.
Jessica Andrade was on her four-fight win streak after beating Rose Namajunas. In her last fight against Zhang Weili, Jessica Andrade lost her UFC Strawweight Title in the first round via TKO.
Paige VanZant vs Amanda Ribas
Paige VanZant vs Amanda Ribas fight bout is confirmed to take place at ufc 257 on July 11. Initially, Combat reported this news but now UFC announce the confirmation of this bout. Both PVZ and Amanda agreed to fight each other at Fight Island in Abu Dhabi in July.
Paige VanZant is absolutely ready and fit to step back into the Octagon. VanZant vs Ribas fight is going to be PVZ’s last fight as per the contract with UFC. Therefore, 12 gauge should look for a high note ending with UFC.
Including three Octagon win, Amanda Ribas won her last four fights in a row. She wins over Emily Whitmire, Mackenzie Dern, and Ronda Markos after PVZ’s last appearance in last January. She wins three-fight via KO out of her nine wins.
Preliminary Card ufc 257
|1||Volkan Oezdemir Vs Jiří Procházka||Light Heavyweight|
|2||Zhalgas Zhumagulov Vs Raulian Paiva||Flyweight|
|3||Vanessa Melo Vs Karol Rosa||Bantamweight|
|4||Makwan Amirkhani Vs Danny Henry||Featherweight|
|5||Leonardo Santos Vs Roman Bogatov||Lightweight|
|6||Elizeu Zaleski Vs Muslim Salikhov||Welterweight|
|7||Marcin Tybura Vs Alexander Romanov||Bantamweight|