UFC president Dana White revealed the first picture of the “Octagon on the beach” fighters will climb into all next month when the world’s top MMA promotional company heads to Yas Island in Abu Dhabi for four massive fight cards.
You can see the first image of UFC’s Fight Island setup below.
Dana White shared the first image of an Octagon being set up on the beach of Fight Island.
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) June 27, 2020
White posted the image along with the caption, “Fight Island baby!!!” as one of his Instagram stories on Saturday.
The image was captured by ESPN and posted to Twitter.
Upcoming Fight Island Cards Include UFC 251
The first card to take place on Fight Island will be UFC 251 on July 11. That massive pay-per-view card features UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman taking on Gilberto Burns in the main event as well as two other title fights.
The next card is UFC Fight Night on July 15, and it features rising featherweight contenders Calvin Kattar and Dan Ige in an important divisional matchup.
The third Fight Island card is UFC Fight Night on July 18. That card is headlined by a flyweight title rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez.
Finally, UFC Fight Night on July 25 will round out the Fight Island schedule for July. That card features former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till.
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