UFC 251 – Masvidal vs Usman LIVE RESULTS: Start time, stream FREE, TV channel, fight card, prelims for Fight Island – The Sun

UFC 251 is kicking off Fight Island TONIGHT – and what a fight card we have in store!

Abu Dhabi's Yas Island is your venue, and Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal in a huge grudge match for the UFC welterweight title is your main event.

  • Start times: 1am BST (prelims)/ 3am BST (main card)
  • Expect Usman vs Masvidal at around 5am BST
  • TV/ live stream: BT Sport (UK)/ ESPN + (US)
  • EE customers can get a FREE BT Sport trial by texting SPORT to 150
  • Listen to main card LIVE on talkSPORT

Follow ALL of the latest updates below…

  • DOS SANTOS VS SALIKHOV(Welterweight)

    ROUND 1

  • UP NEXT: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs Muslim Salikhov (Welterweight)

  • AMIRKHANI VS HENRY (Featherweight)

    ROUND 1

    Henry controlling the range in the opening stages but Henry will look to close the distance and initiate the grappling.

  • UP NEXT: Makwan Amirkhani vs Danny Henry (Featherweight)

  • LEONARDO SANTOS VS ROMAN BOGATOV

    Bogatov somehow managed to escape being disqualified despite multiple low blows and an illegal knee to Santos, who was on the floor.

    He was eventually deducted two points and as a result loss on the scorecards.

  • INSIDE LOOK

    An inside shot of the UFC's Fight Island arena.

    The PPV is being held in Abu Dhabi's Yas Island.

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  • WHITE NOISE

    Hollywood actor Halle Berry is enjoying the fights so far.

    Seems UFC boss White is too…

  • GAMBRED

    Masvidal fights for his first UFC title tonight.

    It's fair to say he's well and truly undergone a “resurrection”.

  • UP NEXT

    Leonardo Santos vs Roman Bogatov (Lightweight)

  • RESULTS

    Marcin Tybura defeats Maxim Grishin by unanimous decision.

  • ORDER A KHAB

    Here is what UFC president Dana White had to say about tonight's headliner between Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman.

  • UP NEXT

    Marcin Tybura vs Maxim Grishin (Heavyweight)

  • RESULTS

    Raulian Paiva defeats by decision Zhalgas Zhumagulov.

  • STAY AWAKE

    Just a reminder, the main card kicks off at 3am which the main-event expected anywhere between 5am-6am.

    So either get your coffee ready or set that alarm.

  • CHAMP

    Kamaru Usman defends his UFC welterweight titleagainst Jorge Masvidal tonight.

    Here is his amazing resume.

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    The stats don’t lie. We’re in for a CLASSIC. 🍿 [ One word. @TENETfilm, only in theaters August 12 ]

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  • GAME ON

    Masvidal and middleweight champion Israel Adesanya feature on the cover of UFC 4.

  • RESULTS

    Karol Rosa defeats Vanessa Melo on points on the UFC 251 prelims.

  • CLEAN SWEEP

    UFC officials clean the octagon as the prelims play out.

    The leading MMA promotion are going to extreme lengths to ensure their PPV event runs as sanitary as possible.

  • WARM UP

    One-half of tonight's headliner Jorge Masvidal captured warming up in the Fight Island cage.

    He challenges for Kamaru Usman's welterweight title.

  • THREESY DOES IT

    Here is Davey's last-gasp knockout against Day.

    A perfect timed counter left hook closes the show.

  • JAW DROPPING

    Davey Grant says he broke his jaw in the first round of his fight.

    After turning it around to win by KO in round three, he told Dana White the Performance of The Night bonus should be his.

  • FIGHT ISLAND

    Usman vs Masvidal? Who's your pick tonight?

    What a night we have for the first Fight Island.

  • 'A F***** WAR'

    Grant says in his post-fight interview: “It's broke. I can feel it.

    'But it's definitely worth it.

    “I wanted the first fight on Fight Island to be a good f***** war.”

  • DANGEROUS DAVEY

    What an opener here in the first fight of the early prelims!

    Dangerous Davey Grant from County Durham has just knocked out Martin Day with a ferocious left hook in the third round.

    And Grant has just told Dana White that he had broken his jaw in the first round.

  • WELCOME

    The outside of the UFC's Fight Island revealed.

    A brand new venue in Yas Island was built especially to house UFC 251.

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