Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier face off during a pre-event press conference at Etihad Arena on Thursday. Courtesy: UFC
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.
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
The event took place at the Al Quoz Indoor hall. Six teams including United Emirates Hockey Club, Masters XI, Cheema XI, Coorg UAE, Dubai Republicans and Lacnor participated in the one-day tournament.
The seven-a-side tournament was held to mark the UAE’s Golden Jubilee celebrations and held at the Ocean Fair Cricket ground in Dubai Investment Park.
Nine-times World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb believes that thorough testing in the UAE this week at the wheel of a car powered by a new sustainable fuel can boost his challenge for a first Dakar victory next month.