Undefeated cruiserweight Viddal Riley (pictured above during the weigh-in) will be fighting ‘UAE Boxer of the Year’ Mo Ali Bayat on Friday.
UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) on Monday announced a groundbreaking new partnership to bring UFC events to the emirate for the next five years, beginning with UFC® 242 on Saturday, Sept.7.
Syria Tarek Suleiman stunned favourite ‘The Big Shot’ Oli Thompson to retain his light-heavyweight belt at the sixth edition of the MMA fight series UAE Warriors held at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The Syrian won the bout against the English strongman — who has stints in the UFC, KSW, Bellator, BAMMA, IGF and ROAD FC — with a second-round stoppage
With every passing day it is increasingly clear that the Iran-backed Houthi militias are bent on scuttling the peace process in Yemen. The international community needs to address more assertively the deliberate and systematic violations of the Stockholm Agreement by the Houthis.
Sixteen months after leaving Test cricket in disgrace over the ball-tampering furore, Steve Smith’s preparations for the Ashes have gone up to a manic level as the former skipper looks to return to red ball cricket in top form. Australia captain Tim Paine said former skipper Smith had given batting coach Graeme Hick
GWANGJU: Three of the most dominant swimmers in the world took centre stage at the world championships on Monday but only Adam Peaty and Katinka Hosszu maintained their aura of invincibility while Sarah Sjostrom’s reign in the 100m butterfly came to an end. A night after becoming the first swimmer
NYON: Last season’s semifinalist Ajax will start their Champions League campaign against unbeaten Greek title winner PAOK Thessaloniki in the third qualifying round, after the draw was made on Monday. Four-time European champion Ajax began in the second preliminary round last July and was one minute