Dana White announced on Tuesday that UFC’s “Fight Island” will be headlined by a welterweight title fight between champion Kamaru Usman (16-1 MMA, 11-0 UFC) against Gilbert Burns (19-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) as the main event of UFC 251.
UFC 251 will take place on July 11 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the promotion officially announced. Usman last competed at UFC 245, when he stopped Colby Covington late in Round 5 for his first title defense. Since moving up to 170 pounds, Burns has gone 4-0.
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