Tag: UFC

UFC gets ready to rumble at Las Vegas Sphere

First sporting event booked for The Sphere in LV

The Las Vegas Sphere is gearing up to host its first ever sporting event when the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hits Sin City next year. Men’s Journal stated that since hosting visually stunning spectacles including a U2 residency, a Darren Aronofsky-directed film, and an impressive Fourth... » Read more

UFC bountiful bouts in Abu Dhabi till 2028

UFC extends partnership with Abu Dhabi

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi – have extended their partnership until 2028, which will see the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization bringing championship and other bouts to the Emirate every year. ‘ARAB... » Read more

WWE-UFC ‘Endeavor’ set to ‘pack a punch’

WWE and UFC joint venture

The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) have merged to create a $21.4 billion sports entertainment company, they announced on April 3rd. ‘USA TODAY’ stated that the WWE Chairman Vince McMahon has sold the company to the Endeavor... » Read more

UFC to make a ‘splash’ back to Aussie shores

UFC will return to Australia with Perth event

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, announced on October 10th its return to Australia for UFC 284 at Perth’s RAC Arena on February 12th, 2023. ‘UFC’ stated that in partnership with the Western Australian Government, through... » Read more

UFC plans to expand Las Vegas APEX facility

UFC to expand APEX facility in Las Vegas

Looking to add a larger fan element at its Apex facility (US) – UFC APEX® – the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has plans to add the ability to host up to 1,000 people for events. The ‘Las Vegas Review Journal’ stated that the UFC’s has put in a request to the Clark County... » Read more

Etihad Arena opens with UFC events and fans

UAE Etihad Arena opens

Fans in restricted numbers will be welcomed back to Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena as it stages its inaugural events later this month – three Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fight cards. This year’s UFC live event series will kick off with the third installment of the Fight Island series... » Read more

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