UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2 - Live stream, TV channel, instant full fight replay link, spoiler-free info and prelim card details on BT Sport

Fans will pack into arenas for the first time in a year with a thrilling fight card in store as three world champions lay their belts on the line at UFC 261 - and we've got you covered with all the action exclusively live right here on Saturday night.

Published: 22 April 2021 - 10.20pm
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Kamaru Usman

One of the UFC's spiciest rivalries will be reignited on Saturday night as Jorge Masvidal challenges Kamaru Usman for the welterweight crown in a rematch of their UFC 251 encounter on Fight Island.

A full house will be packed into the Wystar Veteran's Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, for the first crowds in more than a year - and there is a feast of fights to look forward to!

UFC 261: It's time!

Watch Usman vs Masvidal 2, Zhang vs Namajunas, Shevchenko vs Andrade and much more exclusively live on BT Sport from 1am this Saturday night.

Setting the table for the main event between Usman and Masvidal, Valentina Shevchenko looks to make the fifth defence of her flyweight world championship against former strawweight champion Jessica Andrade.

And China's Zhang Weili makes her first appearance in a year as she puts the strawweight championship on the line against former 115lb queen Rose Namajunas.

With all that, plus Uriah Hall vs Chris Weidman and Anthony Smith vs Jimmy Crute round off a stellar main card, you won't want to be anywhere else this weekend!

When is UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2?

The event will be shown exclusively live at 1am (3am main card) overnight on Saturday 24 April on BT Sport 1 HD and across our digital platforms.

UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2 Fight Card

Kamaru Usman (c) vs Jorge Masvidal - Welterweight

Zhang Weili (c) vs Rose Namajunas - Women's strawweight

Valentina Shevchenko vs Jessica Andrade - Women's flyweight

Uriah Hall vs Chris Weidman - Middleweight

Anthony Smith vs Jimmy Crute - Light heavyweight

UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2 Prelims

Alex Oliveira vs Randy Brown - Welterweight

Dwight Grant vs Stefan Sekulic - Welterweight

Karl Roberson vs Brendan Allen - Middleweight

Patrick Sabatini vs Tristan Connelly - Featherweight

What if I can't watch UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2 live?

No problem! Our brilliant enhanced video player is available on both the BT Sport app on mobile and tablet and BTSport.com.

You won't miss miss a second of the action thanks to our interactive timeline, which lets you control your own viewing experience by allowing you to scroll back through the entire card - or skip to your preferred fight using our 'chapters' feature.

And most importantly, the entire card will remain available to watch spoiler-free immediately after broadcast - as it will on our large screen device app. Bookmark this page and return at your leisure to tune in from the outset.

You can also watch a replay of the fight card on BT Sport on Sunday night. Check the TV Guide for more information.

How to live stream UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2 on a phone or tablet

Anyone wanting to watch the fights can open the BT Sport app at midnight on Saturday night and follow the link at the top of the homepage.

The app is available to download for free on iOS and Android phones and tablets.

How to live stream UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2 on a laptop

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How to watch UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2 on TV

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