The UFC’s stretch of gatherings on “Fight Island,” a.k.a. Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, kicks off July 11 with UFC 251.
Four gatherings will just take place through a two-week stretch, and a full of four championship bouts are on the docket along with many other vital matchups.
While the concept of what “Fight Island” would be has progressed over and above actuality in the minds of numerous, UFC president Dana White has observed all alongside that developing an infrastructure to host fights outside the house the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic has been a advanced process that necessary a significant financial commitment.
On Monday, White introduced a video clip detailing the initiatives that have gone into bringing “Fight Island” to daily life. It is seemingly taken 400,000 overall gentleman hrs to get everything up and working, and as MMA Junkie earlier described, rigorous rules will be placed on the UFC’s “bubble” to make certain a protected surroundings.
White’s movie provided a range of other footnotes on “Fight Island,” and you can get all the information and facts in the 60-next clip under (by way of Instagram):
This is the to start with glance at the testing and infrastructure being created on Struggle Island (Yas Island, Abu Dhabi). This practical experience is heading to so BADASS for my fighters and my employees!!! #InAbuDhabi
UFC is scheduled to run struggle cards on Yas Island on July 11, July 15, July 18 and July 25 right before returning to Las Vegas for playing cards in August.