Get ready for an epic rematch as UFC President Dana White announces the main event for UFC 294. Don’t miss out on this clash of titans in Abu Dhabi!
|UFC 294 will take place in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, October 21st|
|Islam Macachev will defend his lightweight title against Charles Oliveira in a highly anticipated rematch|
|Hamzat Shamayev will return to the octagon and face Paolo Costa|
|The event will also feature the fifth edition of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week|
|Tickets are on sale now|
What’s up everybody! UFC President Dana White here with some exciting news. The card that everyone has been waiting for is finally happening in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, October 21st. Get ready for UFC 294!
The Main Event
In the main event, Islam Macachev will defend his lightweight title in a highly anticipated rematch against Charles Oliveira. Macachev is on a 12-fight winning streak, while Oliveira has won 12 of his last 13 fights, including victories over top contenders like Justin Gaethje, Dustin Poirier, and Michael Chandler. This is a clash of titans that you don’t want to miss!
Hamzat Shamayev’s Return
But that’s not all! The guy everybody’s been waiting to hear about, Hamzat Shamayev, will also be making his return to the octagon at UFC 294. Shamayev, with his impressive record of 12-0 and 11 finishes, is set to face off against Paolo Costa. This fight is guaranteed to be explosive, as these two fighters have a personal grudge against each other.
Fight Card Updates
There have been some changes to the fight card as well. Originally scheduled to face Ikram Alaskarov, Costa will now be taking on 12th-ranked Frank Nazarene Imov. This adds even more excitement to an already stacked event.
Abu Dhabi Showdown Week
UFC 294 will also mark the fifth edition of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week. Get ready for a week filled with parties, meet and greets, and fan events leading up to the big fight. Abu Dhabi is the perfect destination, with its amazing restaurants, shopping, and top-notch service. You won’t find a better place to experience the thrill of a UFC event.