UFC 242 mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will take place on September 7 in Abu Dhabi.
The event is organized by UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi. The new partnership will bring UFC events to Abu Dhabi for the next five years.
UFC 242 will be a week-long series of events. It is expected that the main battle of the championship will be a UFC Lightweight Championship bout between current champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim champion Dustin Poirier. For fans of the sport, a lot of entertainment will be provided, including access to open training, weighing, and press conferences. Many interesting thematic activities will be organized as well.
Organized by: Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, UFC
Venue: The Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Ticket price: from AED 250
Admission: Doors open 05:15 PM, First Fight 06:15 PM, Prelims 08:00 PM, Main Card 10:00 PM