DCT confirms return of Deal with Island and a thirty day period regarding UFC events
Tonight we’ve got official confirmation through the Team of Culture and Tourism — Abu Dhabi (DCT) that each UFC 253, UFC 254 and three other Deal with Nights will take place on Yas’ Fight Tropical isle, between Sept 26 and October per day.
Including the return associated with Khabib Nurmagomedov, to defend the UFC Lightweight Crown together with further cement his reputation as one of the sport’s all-time greats.
Soon after the huge success on the first pandemic-proof Fight Island festival back in July — which kicked off of together with UFC 251 and had been followed by about three further large Fight Night time — i was always reasonably sure, we would see massive MMA fights back throughout Abu Dhabi shortly.
Plus despite the simple fact the fights will again get spectatorless, this is a good huge validation for Abu Dhabi like a top place for hosting important flashing occasions. Abu Dhabi is going to be the first position outside of Las Sin city to web host back-to-back ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS by using numbers activities.
Scheduled to get September twenty six, the ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 253 combat card pledges some tantalising clashes. 정찬성 will be a ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS Middleweight Championship bout among two undefeated fighters, existing champion Israel Adesanya plus Paulo Costa.
This will be the second moment in UFC story a pair of undefeated males can encounter off against eachother.
Elsewhere on the card we have to see a contest with regard to the at this time unheld plus ‘up-for-grabs’ Light source High quality Championship. Here, ex - title opposition Dominick Reyes will acquire on the former KSW Light Heavyweight Champion, Feb Błachowicz.
Also planned for that night are: A featherweight bout in between Hakeem Dawodu and Zubaira Tukhugov Flyweight; as well as a good flyweight battle involving Kai Kara-France and Brandon Rovyal.
The very first Combat Evening will take location in October 3, and will be headlined by simply a contest between ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS Women’s Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm and appealing combatir Irene Aldana.
Deal with Nighttime two on April ten will be lit up simply by a main occasion offering on-from male Bantamweight combatants Marlon Moraes together with Cory Sandhagen. Sandhagen is over a seven-fight win streak, and even Moraes is still to fight since his / her gorgeous split decision triumph over UFC legend Jose Aldo throughout UFC 245.
October seventeen is the particular date for the next and final Fight Night will give top billing on the featherweight contest among Brian Ortega and Chan Sung Jung “The Korean language Zombie”.
Although the truly exciting news is the probable ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 254 card. Provided that anyone proposed for the nights, stays fit, travels besides making weight — this celebration, on October 24, could go down in history as one of the championship’s biggest ever before nights.
As Khabib Nurmagomedov place it (and simultaneously loaning legitimacy to the rumour he’ll be headling the particular fight) on his own Twitter accounts, it’s some sort of “card total of killers”.
2 champion, 4 former champ, 5 title competitors. How would you like this card with packed with killers. Best card with the year. #ufc254 pic. tweet. com/iVs2LRORWw
— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) Sept 2, 2020
The Khabib Nurmagomedov compared to Justin Gaethje fight is usually something local fight buffs will be getting extremely anxious about. Russian-Muslim fighter Khabib enjoys huge support in the region, the do not like for trashtalk, great, relaxed demeanour and respectful approaches are rare, beautiful things in the world of MMA.