UFC President Dana White took to Instagram this night the place he shared a photograph of the Octagon on the seaside at UFC Battle Island.
As seen under courtesy of MMA Journalist Chisanga Malata on Twitter, the Final Preventing Championship has an superior wanting setup for his or her subsequent string of occasions.
Dana White has given followers a glimpse of Battle Island.
— Chisanga Malata (@Chisanga_Malata) June 28, 2020
As per Dana White, UFC Battle Island will begin internet hosting occasions the weekend of July 11th. The inaugural occasion on the Island might be UFC 251, a pay-per-view combat card that includes three title fights.
Within the occasion headliner, reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman will put his title on the road in opposition to surging division contender Gilbert Burns.
Within the co-main occasion of the night, Alexander Volkanovski will try to defend his featherweight title for the primary time when he rematches Max Holloway.
Additionally featured on the UFC 251 major card is a bantamweight title combat between Petr Yan and Jose Aldo.
As famous by Dana White, UFC Battle Island will proceed to host combat playing cards for the promotion following UFC 251.
Three further occasions are scheduled to happen on the Island on July 15, 18 and 25.
Get the entire UFC Battle Island occasion lineups under (h/t MMA Preventing):
UFC 251 – July 11
Principal Card | 10:00pm ET on PPV
- Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns – welterweight title combat
- Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway – featherweight title combat
- Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo – vacant bantamweight title combat
- Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas
- Amanda Ribas vs. Paige VanZant
Preliminary Card | 8:00 pm ET on ESPN/ESPN+
- Volkan Oezdemir vs. Jiri Prochazka
- Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov
- Makwan Amirkhani vs. Danny Henry
- Leonardo Santos vs. Roman Bogatov
Early Prelims | 6 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN+
- Marcin Tybura vs. Alexander Romanov
- Raulian Paiva vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov
- Karol Rosa vs. Vanessa Melo
- Martin Day vs. Davey Grant
UFC Battle Evening: Kattar vs Ige – July 15
Principal Card | 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+
- Calvin Kattar vs. Dan Ige
- Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munoz
- Carla Esparza vs. Marina Rodriguez
- Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Mounir Lazzez
- Jared Gordon vs. Chris Fishgold
Preliminary Card | 7 p.m. ET on ESPN+
- Modestas Bukauskas vs. Vinicius Moreira
- Molly McCann vs. Talia Santos
- Ricardo Ramos vs. Lerone Murphy
- John Phillips vs. Dusko Todorovic
- Tim Elliott vs. Ryan Benoit
- Diana Belbita vs. Liana Jojua
Dana White and firm even have stacked combat playing cards set for July 18 and July 25.
UFC Battle Evening: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 – July 18
Principal Card | 9:00 p.m. ET on ESPN+
- Deiveson Figuredo vs. Joseph Benavidez – vacant flyweight title combat
- Jack Hermansson vs. Kelvin Gastelum
- Marc Diakiese vs. Rafael Fiziev
- Ariane Lipski vs. Luana Carolina
- Alexandre Pantoja vs. Askar Askarov
Preliminary Card | 6 p.m. ET on ESPN+
- Roman Dolidze vs. Khadis Ibragimov
- Grant Dawson vs. Nad Narimani
- Joe Duffy vs. Joel Alvarez
- Brett Johns vs. Montel Jackson
- Tagir Ulanbekov vs. Alexander Doskalchuk
- Davi Ramos vs. Arman Tsarukyan
- Carlos Felipe vs. Serghei Spivac
UFC Battle Evening: Whittaker vs. Until – July 25
Principal Card | Begin time TBD
- Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Until
- Mauricio Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
- Alex Oliveira vs. Peter Sobotta
- Fabricio Werdum vs. Alexander Gustafsson
- Danny Roberts vs. Nicolas Dalby
Preliminary Card | Begin time TBD
- Tom Aspinall vs. Jake Collier
- Justin Tafa vs. Raphael Pessoa
- Movsar Evloev vs. Mike Grundy
- Bethe Correia vs. Pannie Kianzad
- Nathaniel Wooden vs. Umar Nurmagomedov
- Ramazan Emeev vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov
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This text first appeared on BJPENN.com on June 27, 2020