Tag: UFC


UFC gets a new address – Abu Dhabi

Etihad Arena Abu Dhabi October

The roaring success of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events in Abu Dhabi has proved that it has got a new ‘home’ in the capital of United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Ultimate Fighting Championship is an American mixed martial arts promotion company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, which is owned... » Read more


UFC Fight Island™ success exults Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi safe event concept

Abu Dhabi successfully staging Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Island™ in July this year has brought to the fore the fact that the Emirates can hold safely large-scale events. UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, with more than 318 million fans and 102... » Read more


‘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


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


Does resuming sports seasons hold water?

Sports Season and League postponed or canceled

The London-based data-driven digital agency Two Circles has suggested in a new analysis that following the outbreak of COVID-19, the global sporting calendar for 2020 will, in all likelihood, lose almost half of its originally-scheduled events as a whole lot of them has either been canceled or... » Read more


‘Special events’ in new Vegas stadium

Las Vegas Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders relocation to Las Vegas could be the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s gain with UFC chief operations officer Lawrence Epstein saying he anticipates that the promotion will eventually hold some of its major events at the new stadium, which is expected to open in August... » Read more


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