Dana White gives fans a glimpse of Fight Island in Abu Dhabi as UFC chief shares photo of octagon being constructed on their private beach
- Dana White posted a photo of Fight Island ahead of UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi
- White’s image showed the octagon being constructed on a private beach
- Event is set to take place in Yas Island in order to limit the exposure of Covid-19
UFC president Dana White has provided fans with the first glimpse of Fight Island.
The image showed the octagon being prepared for UFC 251, which is set to take place in July on a beach in Abu Dhabi.
The location in Yas Island is being used to limit the exposure of Covid-19 while events are taking place.
UFC chief Dana White has given fans the first glimpse of Fight Island, located in Abu Dhabi
White tweeted a photo of Fight Island accompanied by the caption: ‘Fight Island baby!!!#YasIsland’.
Known as a billionaire’s playground, there are seven large hotels around the island, and three UFC events have previously been held at this location.
There have been concerns about the effect that the heat will have on fighters.
White shared an image of the octagon being prepared ahead of UFC 251, which is set for July
It is anticipated that the UFC Welterweight Championship bout between current champion Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns will headline the event.
Other clashes include Alexander Volkanovski versus Max Holloway and Petr Yan versus Jose Aldo.
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