Tonight we’ve obtained official confirmation by the Division of Traditions and Tourism — Abu Dhabi (DCT) that both UFC 253, UFC 254 and several other Fight Nights will be held at on Yas’ Fight Tropical isle, between Sept. 2010 26 together with October all day and.
Including the give back connected with Khabib Nurmagomedov, to protect his or her UFC Lightweight Crown together with further cement his status as one of often the sport’s all-time greats.
Soon after the huge success of the first pandemic-proof Fight Isle festival back in Come early july — which kicked off of using UFC 251 in addition to had been followed by 3 further big Fight Nights — we were generally quite sure, we would see huge MMA challenges back within Abu Dhabi soon.
And even despite the fact these fights will again turn out to be spectatorless, this is the huge validation for Abu Dhabi like a top spot for web hosting service important athletic situations. Abu Dhabi can be the first location outside of Las Las vegas to web host back-to-back ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS numbered functions.
Scheduled intended for September twenty six, the ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 253 fight card guarantees some tantalising clashes. The particular headline struggle will be a ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS Middleweight Championship bout concerning two undefeated fighters, existing champion Israel Adesanya and even Paulo Costa.
This may be the second time period in UFC background 2 undefeated males is going to confront off against eachother.
In another place on the card we need to see a contest with regard to the at present unheld and ‘up-for-grabs’ Light High quality Championship. Here, original title challenger Dominick Reyes will consider on the former KSW Light Heavyweight Champion, Jan Błachowicz.
Also proposed for that night are: A featherweight bout among Hakeem Dawodu and Zubaira Tukhugov Flyweight; as well as a good flyweight battle among Kai Kara-France and Brandon Rovyal.
Fight Night times
The first Fight Night time will take position about October 3, together with will be headlined by way of a contest concerning ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS Women’s Bantamweight Champ Holly Holm and offering challenger Irene Aldana.
Fight Nighttime two on October 15 will be lit way up by a main occasion offering on-from male Bantamweight combatants Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen. Sandhagen is definitely on a seven-fight win talent, together with Moraes is nevertheless in order to fight since his spectacular split decision gain over ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS legend Jose Aldo around UFC 245.
October 18 is typically the date for the third and final Fight Nighttime will give top invoicing for the featherweight contest concerning Brian Ortega and Chan Sung Jung “The Korean language Zombie”.
Nevertheless the definitely exciting information is the possible UFC 254 card. As long as every person planned for the evening, stays fit, travels besides making weight — this celebration, on October 24, may possibly go down in record among the championship’s biggest at any time times.
As Khabib Nurmagomedov put it (and simultaneously loaning capacity to the rumour he’ll always be headling the particular fight) by himself Twitter bill, it’s a good “card whole of killers”.
a couple of champ, 4 former winner, 4 title challengers. How do you like this card with packed with killers. Best card from the year. #ufc254 pic. twitter. com/iVs2LRORWw
— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) 코리안 좀비 of september 2, 2020
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