The moment that MMA fans from around the world have been waiting for is drawing ever closer as the UFC puts the finishing touches on Fight Island ahead of the first event, UFC 251, which is due to be held on July 11th. This is only the first of four events that have been announced for YAS island in Abu Dhabi, with three fight night events following in quick succession on July 15th, 18th, and 25th. The first of these events will come after nine consecutive UFC events performed without any live crowd in attendance, a streak that dates all the way back to UFC Brasilia almost four months ago.
As the moment draws nearer, an official trailer for the collection of UFC Fight Island events was released on the promotion’s UFC On BT Sport Twitter account.
Full First Fight Island Card – UFC 251
- Kamaru Usman (c) vs. Gilbert Burns – For The UFC Welterweight Championship
- Alexander Volkanovski (c) vs. Max Holloway – For The UFC Featherweight Championship
- Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo – For The Vacant UFC Bantamweight Championship
- Rose Namajunas vs. Jéssica Andrade – Women’s Strawweight
- Amanda Ribas vs. Paige VanZant – Women’s Flyweight
- Volkan Oezdemir vs. Jiří Procházka – Light heavyweight
- Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov – Welterweight
- Makwan Amirkhani vs. Dan Henry – Featherweight
- Leonardo Santos vs. Roman Bogatov – Lightweight
- Marcin Tybura vs. Alexander Romanov – Heavyweight
- Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Raulian Paiva – Flyweight
- Karol Rosa vs. Vanessa Melo – Women’s Bantamweight
- Martin Day vs. Davey Grant – Bantamweight
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