ABU DHABI – The UFC is formally back on “Fight Island” for a five-7 days extend of functions, which begins on Saturday with UFC 253.
A large-time championship doubleheader sits atop the card. Heated rivals Israel Adesanya (19- MMA, 8- UFC) and Paulo Costa (13- MMA, 5- UFC) are established to clash for the middleweight belt in the principal party, when Dominick Reyes (12-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) and Jan Blachowicz (26-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) clash for the vacant mild heavyweight strap.
UFC 253 normally takes at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The most important card airs on fork out-for every-look at adhering to prelims on ESPN2 and ESPN+.
Ahead of UFC 253, MMA Junkie’s John Morgan was joined by The Mac Life’s Oscar Willis as they previewed the two title fights from all angles.
Watch the preview display in the video earlier mentioned.