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UFC Fight Island: Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island confirmed as venue


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UFC Fight Island: Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island confirmed as venue

Yas Island has previously hosted UFC and has staged Formula 1’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix since 2009UFC Fight Island will take place on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island next month with a bumper UFC 251 featuring three title fights on the opening night.Fighters will stay and train on the island before the fights take place in…

UFC Fight Island: Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island confirmed as venue
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Yas Island has actually formerly hosted UFC and has staged Formula 1’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix given that 2009

UFC Fight Island will take location on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island next month with a bumper UFC 251 including three title fights on the opening night.

Fighters will remain and train on the island prior to the fights occur in an “octagon on the sand”, as UFC continues in spite of global border limits.

The occasion will include UFC 251 on 11 July, headlined by welterweight Kamaru Usman’s defence versus Gilbert Burns.

There will be 3 further nights on 15, 18 and 25 July.

” Nobody will leave,” UFC president Dana White said. “Everything will occur on the island.”

Since of the coronavirus crisis, authorities will set up a safety zone consisting of an arena, hotel, training centers and a restaurant which will only be open to fighters, coaches, UFC staff and other occasion workers.

UFC 251 will likewise feature featherweight champ Alexander Volkanovski’s rematch against Max Holloway and Petr Yan versus Jose Aldo for the uninhabited UFC bantamweight title.

The card also consists of Rose Namajunas versus Jessica Andrade and Paige VanZant’s battle with Amanda Ribas.

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