The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to pay-per-view with fans in attendance for UFC 261 and the result was one of the best UFC events in memory.
All five of the main card bouts ended by finish, including the three title fights.
In the main event, Kamaru Usman scored a devastating knockout of Jorge Masvidal to retain his welterweight title while Valentina Shevchenko defended her belt in the co-main event.
In the first championship bout of the night, Rose Namajunas scored a devastating headkick knockout of Weili Zhang to reclaim the women’s strawweight strap.
To relive the action, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has called on its high-definition, super slow-motion cameras to deliver the promotion’s one-of-a-kind “UFC 261: Fight Motion” highlights. The highlights give you a better idea of just how punishing and damaging the best strikes of the night were.
You can check out the full super slow-motion video highlights from “UFC 261: Fight Motion” below.
Relieve some of the most exciting moments from UFC 216: Usman vs Masvidal 2 in slow motion, which featured three epic title fights.
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A full look at the UFC 261 results can be seen below.
- Kamaru Usman def. Jorge Masvidal via knockout (punches) – Round 2, 1:02
- Rose Namajunas def. Zhang Weili via knockout (head kick, punches) – Round 1, 1:18
- Valentina Shevchenko def. Jessica Andrade via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:19
- Uriah Hall def. Chris Weidman via TKO (injury) – Round 1, 0:17
- Anthony Smith def. Jimmy Crute via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – Round 1, 5:00
- Randy Brown def. Alex Oliveira via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:50
- Dwight Grant def. Stefan Sekulic via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Brendan Allen def. Karl Roberson via submission (heel hook) – Round 1, 4:55
- Pat Sabatini def. Tristan Connelly via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
- Danaa Batgerel def. Kevin Natividad via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:50
- Kazula Vargas def. Rong Zhu via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-28)
- Jeffrey Molina def. Qileng Aori via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
- Ariane Carnelossi def. Na Liang via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 1:28