All the fights have been announced for Abu Dhabi's UFC Fight Island

The behind-closed-doors event will take place in July

All the fights have been announced for Abu Dhabi's UFC Fight Island

Excitement has been building for Abu Dhabi's next big sporting extravaganza - UFC's Fight Island - since the month-long behind-closed-doors event was announced.

Over the course of four-weeks, UFC will take over a protected area in Yas Island, putting on four fight nights, including UFC251 on July 11.

Other cards will take place on July 15, July 18 and July 25.

UFC 251 is headlined by three title fights and will feature welterweight champion Kamaru Usman defending his title against Gilbert Burns, a featherweight title rematch between champion Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway and a bantamweight title fight between Petr Yan and Jose Aldo.

The fight night on July 15 will be headlined by featherweights Calvin Kattar and Dan Ige, and former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will make his bantamweight debut against Pedro Munhoz.

On July 18 there will be a flyweight title rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez, and on July 25 there will be a middleweight main event between former champion Robert Whittaker and Darren Till, a light heavyweight fight between Mauricio Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, as well as Alexander Gustafsson against Fabricio Werdum.

For more information on Fight Island, click here.

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