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UFC 261 start time, TV schedule for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal 2

UFC 261 Weigh-in
Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal
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The UFC 261 start time and TV schedule for the Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal 2 fight card at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday night is below.

The fight card is broken into three different parts and airs on three different mediums. This post will help explain which fights are airing where and at which times.

The event kicks off with a four-fight prelim on ESPN 2/ESPN+ at 6 p.m. ET.

Danaa Batgerel vs. Kevin Natividad

Kazula Vargas vs. Rong Zhu

Aori Qileng vs. Jeffrey Molina

Liang Na vs. Ariane Carnelossi

The card then heads to ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. This portion of the card is headlined by a welterweight matchup between Alex Oliveira and Randy Brown.

Alex Oliveira vs. Randy Brown

Dwight Grant vs. Stefan Sekulic

Karl Roberson vs. Brendan Allen

Pat Sabatini vs. Tristan Connelly

The pay-per-view portion on ESPN+ begins at 10 p.m. ET. There will be three title fights on the five-fight main card, including a welterweight title rematch between champ Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal, strawweight champ Zhang Weili facing Rose Namajunas, and flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko fighting Jessica Andrade.

Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal

Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jessica Andrade

Uriah Hall vs. Chris Weidman

Anthony Smith vs. Jim Crute