UFC 294 official poster: Islam Makhachev versus Charles Oliveira, Khamzat Chimaev's return
UFC touches down in Abu Dhabi next month for the highly anticipated card at Etihad Arena on October 21
Combat Sports
September 28, 2023, 6:27 AM
Mohammed Yahya ready for historic debut at UFC 294: My dream came into reality
Emirati primed for battle against Trevor Peek in front of his home fans in Abu Dhabi
Combat Sports
September 13, 2023, 2:41 AM
Mohammed Yahya to make history as first Emirati to fight in UFC
Dubai-based athlete, 29, has been signed to the world’s lead mixed martial arts promotion and will make his debut at UFC 294
Combat Sports
September 11, 2023, 8:01 AM
Sean Strickland stuns Israel Adesanya and MMA world to become champion at UFC 293
Huge underdog takes middleweight title via unanimous decision in one of greatest shocks in UFC history
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September 10, 2023, 6:43 AM
UFC Paris: Cyril Gane dominates Serghei Spivak to claim second-round stoppage win
French heavyweight thrills the home crowd with impressive victory after Fiorot beats Namajunas on points
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September 03, 2023, 6:36 AM
UFC 292: O'Malley stuns Sterling with second-round KO to claim bantamweight title
In the co-main event, Zhang Weili retains strawweight title with a thrilling points win over Amanda Lemos
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August 20, 2023, 7:39 AM
Ultra-focused Charles Oliveira seeking 'legacy win' against Islam Makhachev in Abu Dhabi
Former lightweight champion speaks to The National ahead of October's headline rematch at UFC 294 at Etihad Arena
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August 15, 2023, 4:18 AM
Jake Paul proves his mettle with unanimous decision over Nate Diaz
Social media star dominates MMA fighter in 10-round fight
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August 06, 2023, 6:43 AM
Mike Tyson joins forces with Francis Ngannou for Saudi boxing clash with Tyson Fury
Former UFC heavyweight champion goes up against unbeaten British star in 10-round bout in Riyadh in October
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August 04, 2023, 9:48 AM
UFC 294 to underline Abu Dhabi's position as 'fight capital of the world'
World's lead mixed martial arts promotion stages it latest event in capital on October 21 at Etihad Arena
Combat Sports
August 04, 2023, 4:40 AM
Justin Gaethje 'surprised by myself' as he knocks Dustin Poirier out at UFC 291
Gaethje wins vacant 'BMF' title to set up potential shot at winner of Makhachev-Oliveira at UFC 294 in Abu Dhabi
Combat Sports
July 30, 2023, 5:54 AM
Islam Makhachev-Charles Oliveira 2, Khamzat Chimaev return set for UFC 294 in Abu Dhabi
UFC president Dana White announces first three bouts for October 21 event at Etihad Arena
Combat Sports
July 20, 2023, 5:30 AM
Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski jostle for possible UFC clash in Abu Dhabi
Both lightweight champion and featherweight belt-holder seem open to October rematch at Etihad Arena
Combat Sports
July 19, 2023, 9:22 AM
Volkanovski targets lightweight title after dominant featherweight defence at UFC 290
Australian stops Yair Rodriguez in the third round for his fifth successful featherweight title defence
Combat Sports
July 09, 2023, 6:28 AM
Robbie Lawler: It's crazy to be fighting 20 years after my UFC debut
Former welterweight champion steps into the octagon for final time at UFC 290
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July 07, 2023, 1:16 PM
Conor McGregor accused of sexual assault after NBA Finals game at Miami Heat
Police open investigation into alleged attack by UFC fighter
June 16, 2023, 5:28 AM
Jalin Turner: 'The Tarantula' sharpens his bite in Dubai training camp ahead of UFC 290
Speaking to 'The National', the No 10-ranked lightweight discusses preparing for Dan Hooker, training with 'beast' Khamzat Chimaev, and how the UAE has exceeded all his expectations
Combat Sports
June 13, 2023, 5:12 AM
Charles Oliveira calls for Islam Makhachev rematch in 'champion's house' in Abu Dhabi
Former lightweight belt-holder runs through Beneil Dariush to set up potential title bout at UFC 294 at Etihad Arena in October
Combat Sports
June 11, 2023, 11:31 AM
Amanda Nunes 'double champion for ever' despite retirement following UFC 289 win
Brazilian, considered 'the greatest female fighter of all-time', announced end to career after dominant victory against Irene Aldana on Sunday morning
Combat Sports
June 11, 2023, 10:31 AM
Beneil Dariush set for Charles Oliveira test knowing Abu Dhabi title shot is at stake
Iranian-born American goes into clash at UFC 289 in Vancouver on back of eight-fight win streak
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June 09, 2023, 10:51 AM