UFC is planning to return to Abu Dhabi for another Fight Island spectacle.
Back in July the UFC brought UFC 251 and three fight nights to Yas Island as part of the first ever Fight Island.
And, according to multiple sources in the US and after confirmation from hotels on Yas Island, it looks like the second Fight Island will return this month.
After the last event, UFC president Dana White said that Abu Dhabi could be the fight capital of the world and promised more big events in 2020.
And it looks like two main events and more fight nights are going to take place.
Fights that will gain global attention include Israel Adesanya’s middleweight title defence against Paulo Costa, but even more significant to fans in this region is the return of Khabib Nurmagomedov, fighting for the first time since defeating Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi in September 2019, in a lightweight title unification match against Justin Gaethje.
Once again, the event will held in a bubble with only essential staff, fighters and trainers allowed access to the venue and surrounding area of Yas Island.
Fans will have to watch on screens as the fights take place on UFC Arabia here in the GCC.
There are plenty more fights to be excited about that are still to be announced, so watch this space.
More details and fights will be confirmed close to the time.
We’re already excited to the UFC back once again.