Kamaru Usman (right) reacts after winning the welterweight championship fight against Jorge Masvidal (unseen) at the Fight Island in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
'I'm at the top of the mountain and everyone's looking at me,' declared the 33-year-old Usman after scoring a unanimous points decision 50-45, 50-45 and 49-46 on the three judges' cards.
Mounir Lazzez defeated Abdul Razak Alhassan 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 via unanimous decision in their welterweight bout at the UFC Fight Night 172 on the Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is expecting to seal his legacy against interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier on Sept.7 at The Arena, where the two men will contest a title unification bout at UFC 242: KHABIB vs. POIRIER.
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.
Brazil great Ronaldinho could be freed on August 24 following five months detention in Paraguay over a forged passport, judicial sources said on Monday.
The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJFF) has announced that the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship (ADWPJJC) 2020 will be held from Nov. 18-21 at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena in the UAE capital.
A huge number of participants, mostly Emiratis and tourists, representing 46 nation, will be at the start line of the DXB Snow Run, which takes place at Ski Dubai in the Mall of the Emirates on Friday.