The Octagon remains in Las Vegas for tonight’s UFC 258 event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns.
Kamaru Usman (17-1 MMA) will be stepping foot in the Octagon for the first time since scoring a unanimous decision win over BMF title holder Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ is currently riding a sixteen-fight winning streak, which includes two successful defenses of his welterweight title.
Meanwhile, Gilbert Burns (19-3 MMA) will enter tonight’s UFC 258 headliner on a six-fight winning streak, his latest being a lopsided unanimous decision victory over former champ Tyron Woodley. ‘Durinho’ has not suffered defeat since July of 2018, when he was knocked out by Dan Hooker in a lightweight contest.
UFC 258 is co-headlined by a women’s flyweight bout featuring Maycee Barber taking on Alexa Grasso.
Barber (8-1 MMA) will enter tonight’s co-headliner in hopes of rebounding from her first loss as a professional. ‘The Future’ is coming off a unanimous decision setback to veteran Roxanne Modafferi in her most recent effort at UFC 246. Prior to the loss, Maycee had gone a perfect 8-0 in her young career, which included three stoppage wins under the UFC banner.
As for Alexa Grasso (12-3 MMA), the Mexican standout will enter tonight’s UFC 258 co-main event with Maycee Barber looking to build off the momentum from her recent win over Ji Yeon Kim. Grasso has gone 4-3 thus far in the UFC since joining the promotional ranks back in the fall of 2016.
In addition to the main attractions, tonight’s UFC 258 event also features an intriguing middleweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Ian Heinisch.
Get all of tonight’s Live Results and Highlights below:
UFC 258 Main Card | 10 pm ET on Pay-Per-View
Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns – Usman def. Burns via TKO in Round 3
And still ‼️#UFC258
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Maycee Barber vs. Alexa Grasso – Grasso def. Barber by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Ian Heinisch – Gastelum def. Heinisch by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Brian Kelleher vs. Ricky Simon – Simon def. Kelleher by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Julian Marquez vs. Maki Pitolo – Marquez def. Pitolo via submission (arm triangle) 4:17 of Round 3
🚀 @JMarquezMMA completes the 2.5 year comeback!
— UFC (@ufc) February 14, 2021
UFC 258 Prelims | 8 pm ET on ESPN, ESPN+
Anthony Hernandez vs. Rodolfo Vieira – Hernandez def. Vieira via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:53 in Round 2
— UFC (@ufc) February 14, 2021
Dhiego Lima vs. Belal Muhammad – Muhammad def. Lima by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Mallory Martin vs. Polyana Viana – Viana def. Martin via submission (armbar) at 3:18 of Round 1
Andre Ewell vs. Chris Gutierrez – Gutierrez def. Ewell by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)
UFC 258 Early Prelims | 7 pm ET on ESPN+
Gabe Green vs. Phil Rowe – Green def. Rowe by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Miranda Maverick vs. Gillian Robertson – Cancelled
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