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 announcement reflects the UAE leadership’s commitment to implementing sustainability-focused initiatives that seek to ensure a better tomorrow for future generations, Sheikh Mansoor said.
Pakistan-born Khawaja — who moved to Australia aged four — has toured India before, but also faced delays on that occasion with his visa taking longer than Australia-born teammates.
The UAE Padel Association (UAEPA), which governs the sport of padel across the UAE, has launched the Mashreq Padel Tour 2023 – the country’s first dedicated community tournament series for amateurs.