Tag: Abu Dhabi


‘UFC events in Abu Dhabi a roaring success’

UFC Abu Dhabi August 2020

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Senior Vice-President David Shaw has termed the UFC’s inaugural Fight Island events in Abu Dhabi as “one of the most important moments in the promotion’s history”. The Ultimate Fighting Championship is an American mixed martial arts promotion company... » Read more


‘Coliseum’ to hold two online meets in 2020

Coliseum GSVA press release July 2020 update

COVID-19 has thrown up a huge challenge to the world. It has impacted every sphere of life and has upended activities across nearly all industries. Conference planners are particularly facing a daunting challenge. The pandemic has forced the entire events ecosystem to try to come to terms with the... » Read more


UFC Fight Island set for bout extraordinaire

UFC Abu Dhabi

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Island ‘safe zone’ is all set to host the inaugural four-event series in Abu Dhabi. Strict COVID-19 protocols are in place with more than 2,500 people secluded from the outside world. Fight Island is actually Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, a manmade... » Read more


Abu Dhabi to host UFC’s ‘Fight Island’ bouts

Abu Dhabi UFC fight

Abu Dhabi will stage Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC’s) historic ‘Fight Island’ in July in a groundbreaking collaboration with the world’s leading mixed martial arts promotion. UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and the Department of Culture and Tourism... » Read more


Covid-19 scourge delays opening of Etihad Arena

Etihad Arena Abu Dhabi update March 2020

Covid-19 taking a pandemic form has led to organizers in Abu Dhabi deciding to delay the opening of its new 18,000-seat arena on Yas Island – Etihad Arena. The arena forms part of the greater development Yas Bay and is set to become the region’s largest multipurpose indoor arena. The venue was... » Read more


UAE’s new hub Etihad Arena to host first event in April

Etihad Arena Abu Dhabi update February 2020

The Abu Dhabi-based real estate development, management and investment company Miral has declared that the UAE capital’s first-of-its-kind mixed-use indoor venue – Etihad Arena – is set to host its first event by mid-April this year. Once the multiuse facility’s door is opened to... » Read more


Yas Bay Arena to (fly high) with Etihad Arena moniker

Etihad Arena Abu Dhabi update Jan 2020

The stupendous multipurpose indoor space – the Dh12 billion Yas Bay Arena in Abu Dhabi – will now be called Etihad Arena. Etihad has obtained exclusive naming rights for the new majestic venue. A final opening date is yet to be announced though it is set for a 2020 opening as announced by... » Read more


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