The middleweight title is on the line in UFC 253 Fight Island’s main event as undefeated, undisputed reigning champion Israel Adesanya puts the belt on the line against unbeaten Brazilian contender Paulo Costa in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Courtesy: UFC Twitter
It promises to be a stellar series that only elevates Abu Dhabi’s standing as the ideal destination for world-class sports events.
Jack Hermansson also stunned Kelvin Gastelum with a first-round submission by heel hook in the penultimate bout of the third UFC show in eight days from Fight Island, the UFC's base of operations on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
At a time when the coronavirus outbreak has decimated the world’s sporting calendar and affected some of 2020’s biggest events, the historic success of UFC 251 at Fight Island in Yas Island has further strengthened Abu Dhabi’s position on the global sports map.
Robert Whittaker and Darren Till are set for their key Fight Island matchup at Fight Island on Sunday in Abu Dhabi. The middleweight contenders had no issues with the scale at Friday morning’s weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 3, with both coming in at 186 pounds.
The Federal Court also rejected the argument there was no evidence that Djokovic had ever urged anyone not to get vaccinated, saying it was open to infer that the public would perceive that he was opposed to vaccinations, since he said he had not been vaccinated.
The Expo has brought together world champions and decision-makers from around the globe to compete as well as to discuss the present and future of sports in the world.
The ninth edition of the prestigious international event came to an end on Sunday after three days of thrilling action across 18 categories which had a total prize fund of Dhs685,000.
Defending champion Tyrrell Hatton is seeking a record-breaking fifth Rolex Series victory, with the successful title defence of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, which gets under way on Thursday. Abu Dhabi Championship is the first tournament of the four-event