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UFC Fight Island will deliver 4 events from a private 'bubble' in the United Arab Emirates - here's the full schedule and how to watch

Posted On: Jul 10, 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

UFC is running a series of four events at a private island campus in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, dubbed UFC Fight Island.
Holding the events at a private destination allows UFC to implement ideal safety measures against COVID-19 and allows international fighters to circumvent travel restrictions and visa issues.
The UFC 251 pay-per-view event on Saturday, July 11, will kick-off Fight Island with a trio of title matches, and the month will continue with more than 30 fights scheduled through July 25.
You can stream all UFC Fight Island matches live on ESPN+ , and some of the action will also be available on the ESPN cable channel.
UFC has set up shop on Yas Island, a tourist destination in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for a month-long series of events dubbed UFC Fight Island.
While UFC has already held events in Las Vegas and Jacksonville since the COVID-19 pandemic reached the United States in March, moving the competition to a private land in Abu Dhabi will help international fighters circumvent...

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