UFC proclaims return to Abu Dhabi in October for UFC 294
The UFC is returning to Abu Dhabi this descend with one more pay-per-note match.
On Thursday, the promotion announced that UFC 294 will lift gain 22 situation at Etihad Enviornment in Abu Dhabi on Oct. 21. No bouts had been announced for the match.
The situation has turn out to be nearly a home some distance from home for the UFC for the duration of the final few years. After the COVID-19 pandemic shut down plenty of the arena in 2020, the UFC hosted just a few events in Abu Dhabi, which on the time turned into billed as “Fight Island.” They returned in October 2021 for UFC 267 — which included Glover Teixeira taking pictures the sunshine heavyweight title in opposition to Jan Blachowicz, alongside with first-spherical submission steal for Khamzat Chimaev over Li Jingliang.
This previous October, the UFC presented a stacked UFC 280 match, which saw Islam Makhachev steal the gentle-weight title in opposition to Charles Oliveira in the predominant match, alongside with Aljamain Sterling’s profitable bantamweight title protection in opposition to T.J. Dillashaw, and Sean O’Malley picking up an upset steal in opposition to Petr Yan.