The UFC Fight Night is coming to Saudi Arabia for the first time
The event will take place in March 2024 as part of the Riyadh Season…
First, it’s the news on Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou: The Battle of the Baddest, and then it’s the announcement about an epic showdown between two undefeated boxing champs, Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk. Without a doubt, Riyadh Season is a booming destination for fights and professional wrestling.
And now – in another epic sports news – Riyadh Season has announced that it will host the UFC Fight Night event in Saudi Arabia on Saturday March 2, 2024.
According to a press release posted by Turki Alalshikh, the chairman of the General Authority for Entertainment, the event will feature UFC’s most successful and internationally known fighters.
For the first time in the Kingdom.. a historical exceptional night within Riyadh Season 😍🔥🇸🇦
— TURKI ALALSHIKH (@Turki_alalshikh) October 11, 2023
The agreement for the event was signed in the presence of Turki Alalshikh and Dave Lewis of UFC’s Event Operations, Government and Regulatory Affairs.
It is not yet known which fights will be placed on the Saudi Arabia Fight Night card, but UFC’s CEO Dana White will announce participants in the coming months. This will be UFC’s first-ever card in the Kingdom.
Riyadh Season’s fourth edition is set to kick off on Saturday October 28, transforming the capital into a global hub for entertainment throughout the winter months.
Amidst an array of fascinating activities, the UFC Fight Night stands out as one of the highlights, promising an adrenaline-packed experience for both local and international fans.
Beyond the octagon, Riyadh Season will immerse visitors in a diverse array of entertainment options, including concerts, exhibitions, dining experiences, and unique events featuring renowned celebrities and leading brands.
As the capital prepares to host this exhilarating spectacle, anticipation is building Big Time for a night that promises to be nothing short of extraordinary.
Stay tuned as further details are expected to be announced in due course.
Images: Social / Getty