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The War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas 2 at UFC 251

UFC 251 brings a stacked card of fights to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi for the promotion’s inaugural “Fight Island” event, on Saturday, July 11, with a pivotal battle in the …read more

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‘Fight Island’ To Use Larger Octagon, Potentially Allow VIP Attendees

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With one week left until UFC 251 sets sail live on ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi more details regarding “Fight Island” …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Marina Rodriguez vs. Carla Esparza removed from July 15 UFC event after positive COVID-19 test

Marina Rodriguez and Carla Esparza will not compete on ‘Fight Island.’
The strawweight matchup has been removed from the July 15 UFC event taking place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. …read more

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Paul Felder Set To Call Every UFC Bout On ‘Fight Island’

Paul Felder will be in the booth for every fight when the UFC makes its return to Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The UFC will be holding a series of …read more

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Posted on July 1, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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UFC ‘Fight Island’ poster revealed for Calvin Kattar vs. Dan Ige

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As the UFC prepares to launch “Fight Island” in July, the poster for the second card taking place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi has …read more

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Robert Whittaker feels he’s “better across the board” than Darren Till

Former UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker believes he’s better than Darren Till across the board. Whittaker and Till are set to collide on July 25 on Yas Island in Abu …read more

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First look: Dana White releases video detailing UFC 'Fight Island' infrastructure

The UFC’s stretch of events on “Fight Island,” a.k.a. Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, kicks off July 11 with UFC 251.
Four events will take place during a two-week stretch, and …read more

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VIDEO | Dana White shares first look at UFC Fight Island

UFC President Dana White has given fight fans their first real look at the UFC’s much discussed Fight Island, located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. White shared this preview, …read more

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UFC releases cinematic trailer for ‘Fight Island’

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The UFC wants ‘Fight Island’ to be the summer’s biggest blockbuster.
A cinematic trailer for the four events scheduled to take place this July on Yas Island on …read more

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Posted on June 30, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Dana White reveals photo of ‘Fight Island’ ahead of UFC 251

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Dana White posts a photo of Fight Island ahead of the UFC’s debut on Yas Island next month. You might have noticed Dana White …read more

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UFC 'Fight Island' inside look: Fight week operations, hotel protocols, more

The next time the UFC holds an event, it will be on “Fight Island,”a.k.a. Yas Island, United Arab Emirates.
On July 11, July 15, July 18, and July 25 the UFC …read more

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Dana White offers a first look at UFC Fight Island

UFC president Dana White released a photo of an Octagon set up for fighters to train on Yas Island on Saturday. …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2020, 1:46 am By
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UFC launches Fight Island with bold new promo: ‘Instead of panicking, we’re actually getting out there’

The UFC is about to embark on a one-month residency in Abu Dhabi to kick off events at UFC Fight Island, which is located on Yas Island. The promotion is …read more

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Calvin Kattar: Dan Ige headliner a 'cool checkpoint' in divisional race

Calvin Kattar is not worried about the implications of his upcoming main event.
Kattar (21-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC) headlines the UFC’s July 15 event on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi when he …read more

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Posted on June 20, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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5 Arab fighters who could be UFC 'Fight Island' alternates in Abu Dhabi

The UFC revealed last week that “Fight Island” is Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, which will host four events in July.
Although the location being in Abu Dhabi has come as …read more

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Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov added to UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi

A welterweight matchup is the latest addition to UFC 251.
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos will take on Muslim Salikhov on July 11 at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi – also known …read more

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Pedro Munhoz Hopes To Make History By Submitting Frankie Edgar

Pedro Munhoz wants his name in the history books following his bout with Frankie Edgar. Munhoz vs. Edgar is scheduled to take place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The …read more

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Dana White explains why 'Fight Island' reality won't be living up to fan fantasy

“Fight Island” is, in fact, real, but it won’t be what the internet expected.
The series of four events in 14 days happening next month at the Yas Island in Abu …read more

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Makwan Amirkhani vs. Danny Henry added to UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi

A featherweight matchup is the latest addition to UFC 251.
On July 11, Makwan Amirkhani will face Danny Henry at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi – also known as “Fight Island.”
A …read more

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UFC adds Nathaniel Wood vs. Umar Nurmagomedov to July 25 lineup

Umar Nurmagomedov is finally set for his UFC debut.
Nurmagomedov (12-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will take on Nathaniel Wood (16-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) on July 25 at Yas Island in Abu …read more

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Justin Tafa books third UFC bout, meets Raphael Pessoa on 'Fight Island'

Heavyweights are headed to “Fight Island.”
Justin Tafa and Raphael Pessoa will fight as part of the UFC’s upcoming event on July 25 on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi – also known …read more

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UFC adds Mike Grundy vs. Movsar Evloev to July 25 event

Mike Grundy vs. Movsar Evloev is the latest addition to the UFC’s upcoming schedule.
The featherweight fight is slated for July 25 at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi – as part …read more

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Tagir Ulanbekov vs. Aleksander Doskalchuk added to UFC's July 15 event in Abu Dhabi

A pair of flyweights are set to make their UFC debut on July 15.
Tagir Ulanbekov(11-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will face Aleksander Doskalchuk (10-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at Yas Island in …read more

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Latest UFC 251 Fight Card, PPV Lineup

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Yas Island in Abu Dhabi — formerly known as “Fight Island” — for a …read more

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Alexandre Pantoja vs. Askar Askarov added to UFC's July 18 event in Abu Dhabi

A pivotal flyweight clash is set for the UFC’s July 18 event.
Alexandre Pantoja (22-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC) will take on Askar Askarov (11-0-1 MMA, 1-0-1 UFC) at Yas Island in …read more

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Marc Diakiese vs. Alan Patrick joins UFC's July 18 lineup in Abu Dhabi

A lightweight bout is the latest addition to the UFC’s July 18 card.
Marc Diakiese will face Alan Patrick at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi – also known as “Fight Island.” …read more

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UFC 251 adds Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Raulian Paiva to July 11 lineup

A flyweight matchup is the latest addition to UFC 251.
On July 11, Zhalgas Zhumagulov will face Raulian Paiva on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi – also known as “Fight Island.”
Two people …read more

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Nate Diaz slams Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns: ‘This isn’t a title fight’

UFC president Dana White revealed on Tuesday that “Fight Island” is located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The first fight card to take place at the …read more

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UFC 'Fight Island' is ... Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

The location for “Fight Island” finally has been revealed.
UFC president Dana White announced Tuesday that Yas Island, Abu Dhabi is the official location for “Fight Island.”
Four events are expected to …read more

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White confirms Fight Island will take place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi

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Dana White confirms that UFC Fight Island will take place in Abu Dhabi. The initial reports were true.
The mysterious UFC Fight Island is located …read more

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UFC Reveals Location Of ‘Fight Island’

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After several weeks of speculation, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today revealed the much-ballyhooed “Fight Island” to be Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, …read more

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Posted on June 9, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Dana White confirms location of UFC Fight Island, drops dates for first four cards

It’s official. As the rumors have suggested for weeks, Dana White’s much-discussed UFC Fight Island is none other than Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Speaking on social media on Tuesday, …read more

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Posted on June 9, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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