Tag: Yas Island


‘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


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


Abu Dhabi’s Clymb all set to give an adrenaline rush

Clymb Abu Dhabi - Nov. 2019 update

Rock-climbing aficionados in UAE will be thrilled to hear that Clymb – the world’s largest adventure hub – indoor, air-conditioned climbing wall – is all set to go on stream on November 29. This piece of good news comes after the project got procrastinated for a year due to a fire... » Read more


Coliseum Summit MENA heading back to Abu Dhabi

Coliseum Summit MENA 2019 - press release

Coliseum – numero uno in international stadium conferences – is heading back to the UAE this year where Coliseum Summit MENA 2019 is all set to be held at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island on October 30-31. The Coliseum Summit is the most remarkable feature of Coliseum. The... » Read more


Yas Bay all set to emerge as jewel in Abu Dhabi’s crown

Yas Bay Arena development update - Oct. 2019

Dive into the world of Yas Bay – Abu Dhabi’s new and quintessential waterfront destination on Yas Island. An 18,000-capacity indoor arena, cafes and restaurants where one can fulfill their dining expeditions, a pier, promenade, infinity pool, hotels and even room for a metro – will greet... » Read more


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