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UFC Fight Island

7 Jul 2020 - 21 Jul 2020

After almost months of speculation, the UFC finally revealed that the fight island is for real indeed. Having come up with this concept after the United States went into absolute lockdown thus banning all sporting events, the UFC president Dana White had been adamant about building a private facility for the UFC to function.


The idea of putting on shows on a private island came about when White was searching for locations to host UFC 249, originally set to feature Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov.


  1. Schedule of Fights at UFC Fight Island
  2. Location of UFC Fight Island
  3. What to expect at the UFC Fight Island?


UFC Fight Island


Schedule of Fights at UFC Fight Island


Fights at Fight Island will start with a pay-per-view event, with UFC 251 scheduled on Saturday, July 11, 2020.


July 11, 2020: UFC 251: Usman vs. Burns

July 15, 2020: UFC Fight Night 172

July 18, 2020: UFC Fight Night 173

July 25, 2020: UFC Fight Night 174


Location of UFC Fight Island


On June 9, 2020, Dana White anounced that the location of Fight Isand will be Abu Dhabi's Yas Island.


Last year, UFC 242 was held in Abu Dhabi on Yas Island as a part of five year partnership between the UFC and Abu Dhabi. Fight Island will be an extension of that agreement. 


What to expect at the UFC Fight Island?


UFC President Dana White has confirmed that the UFC Fight Island will kick-start in July and several notable fighters are expected to fight on it. The Fight Night event on July 18 could possibly even feature Gastelum and Hermansson as the main event or the co-main of the evening, at least.

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