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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.

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.

Max Holloway, Alexander Volkanovski

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 ‚Äď July 11

Principal Card | 10:00pm ET on PPV

  • Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns¬†‚Äď welterweight title combat
  • Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway ‚Äď featherweight title combat
  • Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo¬†‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď July 18

Principal Card | 9:00 p.m. ET on ESPN+

  • Deiveson Figuredo vs. Joseph Benavidez ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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

What do you consider the UFC Battle Island setup created by Dana White and the Final Preventing Championship employees? Share your ideas within the feedback part PENN Nation!

This text first appeared on BJPENN.com on June 27, 2020

 

 





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