After stamping his authority with a dominant display against Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov looks to set The Arena on fire again on Sept.7.
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.
A contingent of UFC’s biggest stars have lauded Abu Dhabi’s potential to further enrich the global domination of the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation.
The opening night of UFC Fight Island inspired awe and excitement amongst fans and sporting organisations across the world, not only due to the sporting spectacle, but also for the ambitious yet seamless delivery of an international event in the midst of a global pandemic.
The second edition of Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy Bowling tournament for Ladies concluded at Khalifa International Sports Centre at the Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
Argentinian Ponzinbbio appeared at Friday’s face-off at the Etihad Arena holding a poster of Maradona emblazoned with the word ‘Forever’. Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, died on Nov.25, 2020 aged 60.
It promises to be a stellar series that only elevates Abu Dhabi’s standing as the ideal destination for world-class sports events.
Ward and Bjornsson, who played Gregor ‘The Mountain’ Clegane in the critically acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones, had their weigh-in on Thursday, with Ward standing 6'2" and weighing 98.6kg (217lbs), while Bjornsson stands 6'9" and weighed 156.2kg (344lbs), giving Thor almost a 130lb weight advantage.