The UFC is heading again to “Fight Island,” only this time it is planning a more time continue to be.
The advertising is eying a five-to-6-week run on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UFC president Dana White unveiled at the Dana White’s Contender Collection 28 article-battle news conference Tuesday.
“I explained to you guys we have been heading again to Abu Dhabi,” White advised MMA Junkie, when requested if the envisioned Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa clash could close up on “Fight Island.” “I assume this upcoming run in Abu Dhabi will be five or 6 months.”
White did not ensure nor deny the next UFC middleweight title battle happening on “Fight Island” – despite recent remarks he designed in an job interview with Complex. He also would not specify a start out date for their next run at Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi.
“I do (know the timeline for the UFC’s return), but when the time arrives, I’ll announce it,” White explained.
The UFC designed its “Fight Island” debut at UFC 251 in July. The event was the first of 4 playing cards held in 15 days on the same grounds. Through his stint in Abu Dhabi, White experienced hinted at a September-Oct timeline. Even so, the advertising asked for and has secured licensure from the Nevada Athletic Fee to maintain reveals for each individual Saturday in September at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
DWCS 28 took location Tuesday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The event streamed dwell on ESPN+.
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