Las Vegas & Abu Dhabi – UFC returns to Yas Island in Abu Dhabi with another blockbuster event with the promotion hosting UFC 267: Błachowicz vs. Teixeira. The Main Card will air live on ESPN+ at 2 p.m. ET while the Preliminary Card will air live on ESPN+ at 10:30 a.m. ET.
This event is headlined by two highly anticipated world championship bouts and will air live on ESPN+. UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz (28-8) fighting out of Warsaw, Poland goes for his second successful title defense when he takes on #1 ranked contender Glover Teixeira (32-7) fighting out of Danbury, Conn. In the co-main event, UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling (20-3, fighting out of Uniondale, N.Y. look to settle the score with former titleholder and #1 ranked contender Petr Yan (15-2) fighting out of Yekaterinburg, Russia.
The UFC will be releasing its online series called Embedded and FightBook MMA will have the upcoming episodes as soon as the promotion makes them available. In episode 5, Cory Sandhagen hits the sauna. Glover Teixeira celebrates his birthday in Abu Dhabi. Champ Jan Blachowicz stays friendly with Teixeira. At the presser, these two faced off, as do title fighters Petr Yan and Sandhagen plus Khamzat Chimaev and Li Jingliang.
This event will take place Saturday, Oct. 30 at Etihad Arena on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The event will headline Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, which will feature city-wide activations, including fan events, fitness showcases, and much more, in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi).
UFC 267: Błachowicz vs. Teixeira fight card:
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Main Card (ESPN+ at 2 p.m. ET):
- Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira
- Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen
- Islam Makhachev vs. Dan Hooker
- Alexander Volkov vs. Marcin Tybura
- Khamzat Chimaev vs. Li Jingliang
- Magomed Ankalaev vs. Volkan Oezdemir
Prelims Card (ESPN+ at 10:30 a.m. ET):
- Amanda Ribas vs. Virna Jandiroba
- Ricardo Ramos vs. Zubaira Tukhugov
- Albert Duraev vs. Roman Kopylov
- Shamil Gamzatov vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk
- Makwan Amirkhani vs. Lerone Murphy
- Hu Yaozong vs. Alen Amedovski
- Tagir Ulanbekov vs. Allan Nascimento
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