It’s been discussed for two months, but finally, details scheduling for UFCs Fight Island was unveiled by Dana White on the 18th. Confirmed contracts for the Abu Dhabi-based venue has premiered, with four headlined events slated to unfold within fifteen days. Scheduled headlined fights are being maintained on July 11th, 15th, 18th, and 25th. Yas Island is hosting this specialized venue, which permits international competitors in the UFC to resume their competitions.
It took Dana White & UFC Organizers prolonged periods in receiving permission for international fighters to travel from their home nation to Abu Dhabi. The UFCs President was 1st to resume professional sports during the COVID-19 Era, showing the strength that Dana White has over countries that support MMA. North America & the Middle East have been their two largest supporters.
The UFC 251 Pay-Per-View arrives on July 11th, maintain three signature fights for paying viewers. The title fight surrounds Kamaru Usman & Gilbert Burns, with some enraged by this pairing after Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal was slated to compete against Usman first. It’s known that Jose Also & Peter Yan will battle for the Bantamweight Title Championship, which follows after its previous holder retired during COVID-19. The final headlining bout for UFC 251 regards Max Holloway & Alexander Volkanovski, which is the most desired fight for this Pay-Per-View.
Fights Island Schedule
Below are the most notable fights slated for the remaining Pay-Per-Views between July 15th to July 25th.
- Calvin Kattar & Dan Ige on July 15th – Featherweight Division.
- Franke Edgar & Pedro Munoz on July 15th – Bantamweight Division.
- Deiveson Figueredo & Joseph Benavidez on July 18th – Flyweight Division.
- Robert Whittaker & Darren Till on July 25th – Middleweight Division.
- Mauricio Rua & Antonio Nogueira on July 25th – Light Heavyweight Division.
- Alexander Gustafsson & Fabricio Werdum on July 25th – Heavyweight Division.
Fight Island Amenities
UFC Competitors that attend Fight Island will be provided luxury amenities, with all facilities being manufactured over the last sixty days. Amenities available include Training Centres, Octagon Arenas, Hotels, and Private Beach. UFCs Fight Island is exclusively permitting fighters & their training teams to these amenities. Implementing these measures should help avoid an outbreak on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.