Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Abu Dhabi Show In March

Dana White Confirms Abu Dhabi Show In March: “It’s Gonna Happen.”
The UFC’s return to Abu Dhabi in March seems all but a lock. This according to UFC president Dana White who talked about the event during the UFC 123 weekend. first broke the news that the UFC was planning a return trip to Abu Dhabi on March 19, with the targeted main event pitting light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua against Rashad Evans.
While there are still certain things that have to be worked out, the UFC president seems confident that the Abu Dhabi event will happen in March.
“It’s gonna happen,” White said about the show. “It’s gonna happen, nothing’s done yet, but I’m feeling very confident it’s going to happen.”
Abu Dhabi last hosted a show in April 2010 with Anderson Silva vs. Demian Maia and B.J. Penn vs. Frankie Edgar leading the charge for the top fights on the card.