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First look: Dana White releases video detailing UFC 'Fight Island' infrastructure

Posted On: Jun 30, 2020   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

The UFC's stretch of events on “Fight Island,” a.k.a. Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, kicks off July 11 with UFC 251.
Four events will take place during a two-week stretch, and a total of four championship bouts are on the docket alongside several other important matchups.
Although the idea of what “Fight Island” would be has evolved beyond reality in the minds of many, UFC president Dana White has noted all along that creating an infrastructure to host fights outside the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic has been a complex process that required a heavy investment.
On Monday, White released a video detailing the efforts that have gone into bringing “Fight Island” to life. It's apparently taken 400,000 total man hours to get everything up and running, and as MMA Junkie previously reported, strict regulations will be placed on the UFC's “bubble” to ensure a safe environment.
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