All You Need To Know About The Upcoming UFC 294 In Abu Dhabi This October

by Anupriya Mishra
All You Need To Know About The Upcoming UFC 294 In Abu Dhabi This October

There’s something absolutely thrilling about watching competitive combative sports, isn’t it? Well, if you too happen to enjoy watching mixed martial art matches, then you are in for some exciting news —UFC 294 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event that’s slated to take Abu Dhabi by storm in October 2023. Sounds exciting, doesn’t it? Well, here’s all you need to know about this upcoming competitive sports event.

UFC 294 In Abu Dhabi

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As mentioned above, UFC 294 is slated to take place in Abu Dhabi this October. Etihad Arena will be hosting this mega-combative sports event on October 21. While the fight card is yet to be announced, you can certainly expect some big names, as this is no small event! Did you know that Islam Makhachev became the lightweight champion the previous year? Yes, he claimed this title after defeating Charles Oliveira at UFC 280. Not to mention, the announcement of the event comes as no surprise after the UFC fight held in October 2022, UFC 280, was completely sold out!

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It is worth noting that UFC or Ultimate Fighting Championship is the world’s leading mixed martial arts promotion that has a long-standing partnership with the capital. A part of the Abu Dhabi Showdown Week running from October 16 to 22, this is definitely a highly anticipated event. Additionally, UFC has so far held 18 such power-packed events in Abu Dhabi since UFC 112, which was hosted back in 2010. Moreover, UFC 294 will also mark the 18th UFC event staged by UFC and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.

Not to mention, this will be the fifth edition of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week and UFC 294 will certainly make it all the more memorable! If you are also interested in the event, you must register on the website of Etihad Arena, as the tickets aren’t available at the moment.

So, stay tuned to this space as we spill all there is to know about this upcoming mega event. And while you’re at it, don’t forget to let your buddy know about this as well!

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