Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier face off during the UFC seasonal press conference.
The first-come-first-served tickets to the athletes’ weigh-ins and dramatic pre-fight stare-downs will be open to book from 12 pm on Monday, Sept. 2, only on www.ticketmaster.ae. Tickets will be limited to 2 per booking.
Mixed martial arts fans across the UAE and beyond will be able to attend the eagerly-anticipated official weigh-in for UFC 242: Khabib vs Poirier – taking place on Friday, Sept. 6 – completely free.
The first-come-first-served tickets to the athletes’ weigh-ins and dramatic pre-fight stare-downs will be open to book from 12pm on Monday, Sept. 2, only on www.ticketmaster.ae. Tickets will be limited to 2 per booking.
Being held at The Arena – the weigh-in starts at 6pm on Friday. Get down early to the UFC fan experience, starting from 3pm, and your chance to join in the official UFC Q&A with guest athletes starting from 5:15pm.
The free-to-attend event adds further excitement to the expansive programme for the Abu Dhabi Showdown Week – the week-long series of entertainment and lifestyle events created by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) to support the UAE capital’s mega UFC 242 event on Sept. 7.
For details visit www.ADShowdownWeek.ae or follow @ADShowdownWeek on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Meanwhile, Khalidiyah Mall will host former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovksi and his fans during a Meet & Greet, fitness challenge activation and photo opportunities with a replica UFC Championship belt for fans of martial arts.
There will be daily prizes for a spend & win competition, including tickets for the Red Hot Chili Peppers and J Balvin concerts and the UFC 242 Weigh-In. One winner on Sept. 1 and 2 will secure a VIP experience (fast lane/ premium access) to the fighter Meet & Greet, which will take place on Sept. 3 from 6 to 7 pm at Khalidiyah Mall.
Mayank M Pal, Mall Manager at Khalidiyah Mall said, “We are delighted to welcome former UFC heavyweight champion Athlete Andrei Arlovksi and his prestigious fan following to attend this exciting and commemorative grand event during Abu Dhabi Showdown Week. We hope fitness fans enjoy the thrilling challenges, workshops and activations we have planned for them.”Click/tap here to subscribe to Khaleej Times news a