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UFC is back in the UAE for a second straight year, holding four events on Yas Island, including one pay-per-view and three fight nights. The fight schedule begins on 12 July and ends on 26 July 2020. UFC Fight Island events will air live on global broadcasters around the world and on Pay-Per-View in select markets. Fight fans around the world can tune in here: ufc.com/watch

In the UAE and throughout the rest of the Middle East and North Africa, UFC Fight Island events will be broadcast on UFC Arabia.

UFC fans in the UAE can catch all the action here: welcome.ufcarabia.com/aed
‘UFC Arabia’ can be downloaded through Apple Store and Google Play and is available on web, smart phone, tablets and Smart TVs.

Main Card

Prelims

Early Prelims

UFC 251 - JULY 12 (JULY 11 IN THE UNITED STATES) The main card kicks off at 2am UAE time

  • Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns - Main Event, Welterweight Title Bout
  • Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway - Featherweight Title Bout, Co-Main Event
  • Petr Yan vs Jose Aldo - Bantamweight Title Bout
  • Jessica Andrade vs Rose Namajunas
  • Amanda Ribas vs Paige VanZant

  • Volkan Oezdemir vs Jiri Prochazka
  • Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs Muslim Salikhov
  • Makwan Amirkhani vs Dan Henry
  • Leonardo Santos vs Roman Bogatov

  • Marcin Tybura vs Alexander Romanov
  • Raulian Paiva vs Zhalgas Zhumagulov
  • Karol Rosa vs Vanessa Melo
  • Martin Day vs Davey Grant

UFC FIGHT NIGHT – JULY 16 (JULY 15 IN THE UNITED STATES) The main card starts 3am UAE time

  • Calvin Kattar vs Dan Ige - Main Event
  • Frankie Edgar vs Pedro Munhoz - Co-Main Event
  • Carla Esparza vs Marina Rodriguez
  • Abdul Razak Alhassan vs Mounir Lazzez
  • Jared Gordon vs Chris Fishgold

  • Modestas Bukauskas vs Vinicius Moreira
  • Molly McCann vs Taila Santos
  • Ricardo Ramos vs Lerone Murphy
  • John Phillips vs Dusko Todorovic
  • Tim Elliott vs Ryan Benoit
  • Diana Belbita vs Liana Jojua
  • TBD vs TBD

UFC FIGHT NIGHT – JULY 19 (JULY 18 IN THE UNITED STATES) The main card starts 2am UAE time

  • Deiveson Figueiredo vs Joseph Benavidez - Main Event, Flyweight Title Bout
  • Jack Hermansson vs Kelvin Gastelum
  • Marc Diakiese vs Rafael Fiziev
  • Ariane Lipski vs Luana Carolina
  • Alexandre Pantoja vs Askar Askarov

  • Roman Dolidze vs Khadis Ibragimov
  • Grant Dawson vs Nad Narimani
  • Joe Duffy vs Joel Alvarez
  • Brett Johns vs Montel Jackson
  • Tagir Ulanbekov vs Alexander Doskalchuk
  • Davi Ramos vs Arman Tsarukyan
  • Carlos Felipe vs Serghei Spivac

UFC FIGHT NIGHT – JULY 26 (JULY 25 IN THE UNITED STATES) The main card starts 5am UAE time

  • Robert Whittaker vs Darren Till - Main Event
  • Shogun Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira - Co-Main Event
  • Alex Oliveira vs Peter Sobotta
  • Fabricio Werdum vs Alexander Gustafsson
  • Danny Roberts vs Nicolas Dalby

  • Tom Aspinall vs Jake Collier
  • Justin Tafa vs Raphael Pessoa
  • Movsar Evloev vs Mike Grundy
  • Bethe Correia vs Pannie Kianzad
  • Nathaniel Wood vs Umar Nurmagomedov
  • Ramazan Emeev vs Shavkat Rakhmonov
  • TBD vs TBD


Fight Details

UFC Safe Zone


To accommodate existing public health guidelines during UFC Fight Island, a safety zone has been created that will include Flash Forum, Hotels, training facilities and dining establishments. This safety zone will only be open to UFC athletes and their coaches; UFC staff and other event personnel; and Yas Island colleagues who are necessary to ensure the operation of the facilities.

Some access roads will be closed from 2-30 July, but detours have been placed for the comfort and ease of navigation for Yas Island guests and residents.

The following attractions will remain open to the public:

  • Yas Mall
  • Yas Marina (accessible through the Yas Tunnel)
  • Yas Marina Circuit (accessible from the East Gate)

The following attractions and hotels will be closed as part of the UFC Safe Zone:

  • Yas Links
  • Yas Beach
  • W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
  • Yas Plaza Hotels

View the Yas Island access points below: