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Abu Dhabi’s UFC journey and undisputed passion for all-things combat sports is moving up to heavyweight! Catch UFC 242 Live #InAbuDhabi unfold at The Arena - a new indoor venue being constructed on Yas Island built to give fans the
full international UFC experience and cater to the maximum number of spectators possible.
Don’t miss your chance to see this global phenomenon live, as the
planet's best mixed martial artists come face to face inside the world
Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim champion Dustin Poirier will be the main highlights on the fight card, additional details about UFC 242 including scheduled fights will be announced at a later date.
Seven more bouts have been confirmed to be spread across the undercard and the main card.
Confirmed fights include:
1) Shamil Abdurakhimov vs Curtis Blaydes
2) Islam Makhachev vs Davi Ramos
3) Diego Ferreira vs Mairbek Taisumov
4) Belal Muhammad vs Takashi Sato
5) Ottman Azaitar vs Teemu Packalen
6) Bruno Silva vs Khalid Taha and Muslim
7) Salikhov vs Nordine Taleb
The Arena is expected to house up to
15,000 spectators and the flagship arena is on track in terms of
development with DCT
Abu Dhabi and is scheduled for a hand over to UFC in August ahead of
Abu Dhabi Showdown Week.
The September 7 2019 fight night is part of the five-year agreement
signed with the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu
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