UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi: Full fight week schedule

Sport360 staff
UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi: Full fight week schedule

In anticipation of UFC Fight Night: Abu Dhabi on April 11th, some of the biggest names in UFC will be on hand to support the return of the world’s fastest growing sports organisation to the Middle East.

Prepare yourself for an explosive Fight Week, jam packed full of special appearances from UFC fighters themselves, and some very special guests.

Urijah Faber, pound for pound one of the top fighters on the UFC roster, will be visitin the capital while Alexander Gustafsson makes his return to the UAE after fighting in UFC 112 in Abu Dhabi back in 2010. Amongst the other fighters who will be making appearances in the region are Stefan Struve, the 7 foot Dutch heavyweight and FX's The Ultimate Fighter Luke Barnatt. 

Fight fans dying to know about public appearances and meet & greets need look no further as we have the inside track on when and where you can come face-to-face with some of the best fighters in the world. 

Around town with Nogueira
Date: Sunday, April 6th
What: The legendary Antonio ‘Minotauro’ Nogueria will be out and about in Dubai on Sunday ready to give you a chance to win tickets to the big event. Follow @Sport_360 on Twitter and the hashtag #HUNT4UFC for an opportunity to win a once in a lifetime experience at this year's Abu Dhabi event. 
Location: Dubai

Open workouts with all main card fighters
Date: Tuesday, April 8th
From: 16:00 – 18:00 – open workouts, 19:00 – Guest fighter Q&A
What: See for yourself how training is going ahead of the big night with sparring demos and face-offs between opponents.
Location: East Plaza, Corniche, Abu Dhabi

Official weigh-in
Date: Thursday, April 10th
Time: 13:30 - Fan signing with guest fighters Urijah Faber, Alexander Gustafsson, Stefan Struve and Luke Barnatt, 14:45 – Guest fighter Q&A, 16:00 - 17:00 - Official UFC fight night Abu Dhabi weigh in.
Location: East Plaza, Corniche, Abu Dhabi

Tickets for UFC fight night: Nogueria vs Nelson are still available at ticketmaster.ae and all Virgin Megastores across the UAE. Ticket prices start from AED 295.

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