Abu Dhabi Showdown Week 2023 | UFC 294: Makhachev vs Oliveira 2
The main event will see Islam Makhachev defend his lightweight title against Charles Oliveira and the highly anticipated return of Khamzat Chimaev who will face Paulo Costa in a middleweight bout.
Crowning a long track record of successful UFC events in Abu Dhabi, this year also celebrates the 5th edition of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week and 30th anniversary of UFC, which is set to deliver a bumper schedule of week-long city-wide activations, including fan events, athlete meet and greets, fitness challenges, nightlife parties, F&B offering and much more.
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Register to be the first to know about the week-long entertainment and events surrounding Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, headlined by UFC 294: Makhachev vs Oliveira 2, with events like the Ceremonial Weigh-Ins, Public Press Conference, Open Workout and UFC Fan Experiences.
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