The UFC will kick off 2021 with admirers in attendance for the initially time given that previous March.
UFC’s return to Struggle Island on January 16 will now element a “limited” variety of enthusiasts as introduced by Abu Dhabi’s Section of Society and Tourism on Thursday. Supporters will also be in attendance for the other two scheduled Struggle Island events to kick off the calendar year: UFC on ESPN: Chiesa vs. Magny and the UFC 257 blockbuster featuring the return of Conor McGregor in a headliner opposite Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier.
There is at the moment no word on how many supporters will be in attendance, but Dana White not long ago claimed that he would only be fascinated in hosting followers for gatherings if he had been able to promote out the arena, so it will in truth be fascinating to see how several lovers will be permitted into these a few events, specifically regarding the return of Conor McGregor at UFC 257.
Dana White the moment mentioned all through the COVID-19 pandemic, “It kills me to do a battle with Conor without the need of fans. Kills me. This guy’s executing virtually $20 million gates.”
Maybe the distress of a gateless Conor McGregor struggle influenced Dana White to pull some strings behind shut doors. But harmless speculation apart, we do now know that there are likely to be men and women enduring anything millions have not been capable to do for just about a yr: savoring the distinctive thrill of a stay UFC event.
UFC on ESPN: Holloway vs. Kattar takes position January 16 followed by UFC on ESPN: Chiesa vs. Magny on January 20 and, eventually, UFC 257: McGregor vs. Poirier on January 23. All 3 events will just take location at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
Are you fired up to see followers in attendance for a UFC function once more?