April 24, 2021 | 5:45 PM
The UFC continues to raise the bar for world-class mixed martial arts action with the UFC 261 event on April 24 the latest history-making card to hit the Octagon. In the main event of this championship tripleheader, a score will be settled when heated rivals Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal meet again with Usman's UFC welterweight title on the line. Plus, two more title fights are on tap, as China's Zhang Weili defends her strawweight crown against former champion Rose Namajunas, and Brazilian powerhouse Jessica Andrade looks to strike gold at 125 pounds when she challenges dominant flyweight queen Valentina Shevchenko. Tickets on sale Friday, March 26.
UFC 261 HEALTH & SAFETY POLICIES
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena will be operating in consultation with ASM Global’s industry-leading VenueShield program, trusted protection for the live experience. This VenueShield program ensures VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena is clean and certified at the highest standards for the safety and health of Arena guests, employees and clients. Our doors will be open in compliance with State and City guidelines in addition to customizing event protocols based on the needs of the UFC to create a safe and fun environment for all guests. Please check back in the near future for additional policies that will be posted for UFC 261.