코리안 좀비 possess obtained official confirmation via the Office of Tradition and Vacation — Abu Dhabi (DCT) that both UFC 253, UFC 254 and 3 other Struggle Nights will take place on Yas’ Fight Tropical island, between September 26 and even October all day and.
Including the go back associated with Khabib Nurmagomedov, to defend his UFC Lightweight Top and further cement his popularity as one of this sport’s all-time greats.
Immediately after the huge success from the first pandemic-proof Fight Island festival back in Come july 1st — which kicked away from having UFC 251 and even was initially followed by a few further huge Fight Night time — we were usually pretty sure, we would see massive MMA struggles back around Abu Dhabi shortly.
And despite the truth the fights will again become spectatorless, this is a good huge validation for Abu Dhabi as a top position for hosting important wearing activities. Abu Dhabi will be the first spot outside of Las Vegas to hold back-to-back UFC numbered activities.
Scheduled with regard to September 26, the ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 253 fight card guarantees some tantalising clashes. Often the headline struggle will be a UFC Middleweight Championship bout involving two undefeated fighters, recent champion Israel Adesanya plus Paulo Costa.
This will just be the second time in UFC historical past a pair of undefeated males will face off against eachother.
In other places on the card we need to see a contest regarding the at the moment unheld in addition to ‘up-for-grabs’ Light source Top quality Champion. Here, original title opposition Dominick Reyes will get on the former KSW Light Heavyweight Champion, Jan Błachowicz.
Also offered for your night are: A featherweight bout in between Hakeem Dawodu and Zubaira Tukhugov Flyweight; as well as a good flyweight battle in between Kai Kara-France and Brandon Rovyal.
The first Struggle Nights will take position upon October 3, plus will be headlined simply by a good contest concerning ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS Women’s Bantamweight Success Holly Holm and guaranteeing contender Irene Aldana.
Combat Night two on August 12 will be lit upwards by way of a main affair presenting on-from male Bantamweight combatants Marlon Moraes together with Cory Sandhagen. Sandhagen will be on a seven-fight win talent, in addition to Moraes is but to be able to fight since the spectacular split decision be successful over ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS legend Jose Aldo in UFC 245.
October 19 is often the date for the 3 rd and final Fight Evening will give top invoicing into the featherweight contest in between John Ortega and Chan Sung Jung “The Korean language Zombie”.
Yet the genuinely exciting information is the prospective UFC 254 card. Provided that every person planned for the night time, stays fit, travels besides making weight — this celebration, on October 24, could go down in record the truth is championship’s biggest at any time night times.
As Khabib Nurmagomedov said (and simultaneously loaning legitimacy to the rumour he’ll possibly be headling this fight) by himself Twitter accounts, it’s a “card total of killers”.
only two safe bet, 4 former champ, five title competitors. How will you love this card with filled with killers. Best card with the year. #ufc254 pic. tweet. com/iVs2LRORWw
— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) September 2, 2020
The Khabib Nurmagomedov against Justin Gaethje fight is definitely something local fight fans will be getting extremely looking forward to. Russian-Muslim fighter Khabib loves huge support inside of the region, their hatred for trashtalk, cool, quiet demeanour and well intentioned approaches are rare, stunning things in the world regarding MMA.