everything you need to know about kamaru usman vs jorge masvidal 2

it was recently announced that the rematch between Kamaru Usman and Jorge masvidal would take place at UFC 261 in front of a packed card. here are somethings you need to know ahead of the bout


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288 days after their first fight, Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal will clash once again. Only this time both men will have a full training camp to prepare for each other.

An interesting rematch 

Anderson Silva holds the record for the longest win streak (16). If Usman wins against Masvidal he will be just two fights behind Silva at 14

Record breaking win streak 

Usman stuffed three takedown attempts from Burns at UFC 258. This means his takedown defense rate is an impeccable 100% which is the highest in the UFC

Impeccable takedown defense 

The fight against Masvidal will be Usman's fourth title defense. If he wins he will tie himself with Woodley who has the third most at 4 title defenses at welterweight.

Closing in on Georges St-Pierre 

At UFC 261, for the first time since UFC 248, there will be a live audience. 15,000 fans will be able to watch a stacked card and three title fights.

A historic night for the UFC 

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