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The First-Ever UFC Fight Night in Saudi Arabia Postponed to This Date!

  • Publish date: Saturday، 27 January 2024
The First-Ever UFC Fight Night in Saudi Arabia Postponed to This Date!

In a significant update for fight fans, the highly anticipated UFC Fight Night in Saudi Arabia, initially slated for Saturday, March 2nd, has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 22nd, 2024.

The decision, announced by Riyadh Season organizers, aims to ensure the participation of the best-caliber talent in the world of mixed martial arts.

Originally set to take place at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, this historic event marks the UFC's first-ever Fight Night in Saudi Arabia. Jointly organized by the General Authority for Entertainment and the UFC, the Fight Night promises an unforgettable evening featuring some of the promotion's most successful and internationally renowned fighters.

Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the General Authority for Entertainment, first unveiled details of the event last October on his X, generating widespread excitement among fans. However, due to the strategic rescheduling, fight enthusiasts can now look forward to witnessing the action-packed showdown on the new date in June.

While specific details about the fight card are yet to be disclosed, organizers have assured fans that further announcements will be made in the coming weeks.

The postponement is seen as a proactive measure to assemble the best roster of fighters, heightening the anticipation for the inaugural UFC Fight Night in the Kingdom.

The rescheduled fight follows a series of high-profile sporting events in Riyadh, including the Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou clash at the Riyadh Season opening. Adding to the excitement, an epic showdown between undefeated boxing champions Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk has also been announced for the coming month.

Amidst the myriad of attractions during the fourth edition of Riyadh Season, the UFC Fight Night takes center stage, promising an extraordinary night of mixed martial arts action. The event is expected to be a highlight, drawing attention from fans globally.

Riyadh Season offers more than just combat sports, with a diverse range of entertainment options such as concerts, exhibitions, dining experiences, and unique events featuring renowned celebrities and leading brands.