UFC 308 confirmed for October 26 in Abu Dhabi

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UFC 308 will take place on Saturday 26 October in Abu Dhabi at Etihad Arena, the Department of Culture and Tourism has confirmed as part of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week.

The UFC stars will return to the UAE capital for a seven-day series of city-wide events with dedicated fan events, concerts and hotel promotions.

UFC’s return to Abu Dhabi for UFC 308 will mark the 19th UFC event in the emirate and the second event scheduled to take place this year following UFC FIGHT NIGHT in August. The events are the product of the longtime partnership between UFC and DCT Abu Dhabi, which was expanded last year to include UFC returning to the region with multiple events throughout the year.

Saleh Al Geziry, Director General for Tourism at DCT Abu Dhabi, said: “We are thrilled to be hosting another exhilarating UFC event in Abu Dhabi. Over the past five years, the UAE capital has staged unforgettable fights and witnessed the rise of champions, leaving an everlasting memory for fans around the region and the world. I personally cannot wait to experience UFC 308 firsthand, which further underlines Abu Dhabi's status as the international fight capital.”

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