Mark Striegl based himself in the cool mountain climate of Baguio City and it paid off as he became the only Philippines-based fighter on the UFC’s books.
The event series, which includes UFC 253 and UFC 254, will be the first time that two UFC numbered events have taken place in the same city consecutively outside Las Vegas.
UFC champions continue to arrive in Abu Dhabi ahead of UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Holly Holm vs Irene Aldana this weekend, the second event in the mega five-event Return to Fight Island on Yas Island.
Zarooni, Deputy General Manager of Al Qudra Sports Management, said that Al Qudra Sports will ensure organizing a safe and successful race that will positively reflect on the services provided by the Amina Hospitals.
The season-ending Dubai double-header begins on Wednesday as the Fire course at Jumeirah Golf Estates is all set to welcome European Tour’s finest players for the inaugural Golf in Dubai Championship presented by DP World.
The UAE, who are Associate Members of the ICC, have already played two 50-over World Cups in 1996 and 2015. The thirteenth edition of the showpiece event will be held in India in 2023.
The council said, “Coinciding with the celebrations of UAE National Day, we recall the participation of the late Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona, in previous Dubai Sports Council National Day celebrations.”