Poirier shook up the world of mixed martial arts, beating up the legs of Irish superstar Conor McGregor before knocking him out at UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi.
Former UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov on Saturday shared a picture of meeting with the Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed on his Instagram.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially retired, and he won’t be returning to competition.
It promises to be a stellar series that only elevates Abu Dhabi’s standing as the ideal destination for world-class sports events.
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.
The retirement of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov after his October 2020 win over Justin Gaethje was a shocking one, but after meeting with UFC President Dana White on Friday, it appears that ‘The Eagle’ isn’t closing the door on a return.
Conor McGregor has promised to put on a ‘masterpiece’ when he makes his first UFC appearance in the Middle East, against Dustin Poirier at the Etihad Arena on Sunday morning. According to UFC, fan favourite McGregor faces Poirier in the headline
No.8 ranked Michael Chiesa used his superior grappling over five rounds to beat Neil Magny in Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night headliner from Etihad Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Taking Magny down time after time, “The Maverick” Chiesa,
On Jan.20, Michael Chiesa will take on Neil Magny in a highly anticipated welterweight main event. Both Chiesa and Magny are coming off three consecutive wins and will be looking to continue this win streak on Fight Island.
Fight Island at Abu Dhabi will be in the thick of mixed martial arts action for a third time as a pair of old rivals are primed to make the trip — with a few thousand fans set to attend fights for the first time in 10 months. The first of three straight fight nights at Etihad Arena