Four events are expected to take place in Yas Island… POIRIER, the first event held under the new agreement, attracted more than 14,000 fans to Yas Island last September. UFC President Dana White Appeared on ESPN To Break All The Upcoming Bouts For July's Much-Anticpated Events On Fight Island. Yas Island has hosted three Ultimate Fighting Championship events: UFC 112 in 2010, UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson in 2014 and UFC 242 in 2019. UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige (also known as UFC Fight Night 172 and UFC on ESPN+ 30) is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will take place on July 16, 2020 at the UFC Fight Island facility on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Check out the the cards for … UFC Fight Island will take place on Abu Dhabi's Yas Island next month with a bumper UFC 251 featuring three title fights on the opening night.
When UFC president Dana White said in April that he was close to securing a "private island" to host events, people scoffed at the idea.
UFC president Dana White announced Tuesday that Yas Island, Abu Dhabi is the official location for “Fight Island.”. In line with the UFC FIGHT ISLAND event taking place on Yas Island, road closure will take place on Yas drive starting today, Thursday 2 July at 4pm to Thursday 30 July.