UFC has confirmed it’ll return to the United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi for a collection of occasion in October.
The showcase will likely be headlined by UFC 267 on Saturday, October thirtieth.
The return of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, a collection of occasions set to run alongside UFC 267, will characteristic city-wide activations together with fan occasions, health showcases and rather more.
This second version of the occasion is a part of the five-year partnership between by UFC and Abu Dhabi Division of Tradition & Tourism (DCT Abu Dhabi).
The inaugural Abu Dhabi Showdown Week was held in September 2019 and culminated with the thrilling UFC 242: Khabib Vs. Poirier in entrance of a sold-out crowd of over 14,000 followers on Yas island.
Abu Dhabi went on to cement its place because the worldwide battle capital of the world and additional strengthen its partnership with UFC by turning into the official dwelling of UFC Battle Island, the fight sports activities phenomenon that captured the creativeness of the sports activities world.
A complete of 12 UFC Battle Island occasions have been held on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi since July final 12 months, permitting for UFC athletes from all all over the world to compete in a protected and safe bubble throughout the pandemic.
As Abu Dhabi steadily reopens to welcome vacationers as soon as once more, UFC will be capable to return to the emirate, permitting followers to witness the fun of a stay occasion on the state-of-the-art Etihad Enviornment.
“We’re going again to Abu Dhabi in October,” mentioned UFC president, Dana White.
“Abu Dhabi is unbelievable – I like that place and the individuals.
“I’ve been speaking about the entire issues we’re engaged on.
“I plan on getting all of the offers buttoned up this summer season.
“I can’t wait to return and share all the pieces we’re engaged on collectively.”
UFC 267 will likely be proven stay by way of international broadcasters the world over.
Within the UAE and all through the remainder of the Center East and North Africa, UFC content material is broadcast on Abu Dhabi Sports activities and streamed on UFC Arabia.
“That is certainly a very particular milestone for Abu Dhabi and yet one more indication of the power of our partnership with UFC, in addition to Abu Dhabi’s readiness to host momentous sporting occasions,” mentioned Ali Hassan Al Shaiba, government director, tourism and advertising and marketing, at DCT Abu Dhabi.
“Following the success of the earlier Battle Island editions, the last word purpose was all the time to carry again followers, and with exhausting work, collaboration and coordination throughout Abu Dhabi authorities entities, private and non-private sectors and our UFC companions, we can obtain this as soon as once more, permitting followers to expertise the fun of stay occasions as soon as once more in a protected and safe atmosphere, which stays our utmost precedence.”