With less than a month to go for Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, we've got all the city wide events that will be taking place ahead of UFC 294: MAKHACHEV vs. OLIVEIRA 2 in Abu Dhabi.
Wednesday 18th October
Official UFC Open Workouts featuring a host of the UFC 294 athletes will give you the chance to watch their training techniques up close and show support for your favourite athletes.
Thursday 19 October
You can get access to the UFC 294: MAKHACHEV vs OLIVEIRA 2 Press Conference at Etihad Arena, where you'll hear from key athletes on the card in the lead-up to the long-awaited event.
Friday 20 October
The official UFC Ceremonial Weigh-ins will provide you a rare opportunity to experience the face-off as the athletes step onto the scale at the Etihad Arena.
16 to 22 October
Athlete Meet and Greets, and interactive experiences including the UFC Striking Challenge, the UFC Legacy Championship Belt, and lots more. These events are free, open to the public, and are a must for any UFC fan.
An addition to the Athlete Meet and Greets, and interactive experiences including the UFC Striking Challenge, the UFC Legacy Championship Belt, and lots more. These events are free, open to the public, and are a must for any UFC fan.
Abu Dhabi Showdown Week also includes a Robbie Williams concert on 18 October, a comedy show hosted by Andrew Schulz on 22 October and much more.
Additionally, 20 October will bring two action-packed events to MMA fans, as UAE Warriors returns with a lineup of adrenaline-filled matchups at Khabib Gym and the first edition of Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship debuts at Mubadala Arena.
UFC 294: MAKHACHEV vs OLIVEIRA 2 is the fifth event to be held in the UAE capital under the landmark partnership between UFC, the world’s premier MMA organisation, and DCT Abu Dhabi