The Abu Dhabi Boxing Unity Party on Saturday evening proved to be a massive strike with combat fans, as some of the most important names of the boxing and MMA worlds, like Floyd Mayweather and Anderson Silva, clashed in front of a bought-out crowd at the Etihad Arena on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island.
Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather delivered a blockbuster functionality although having on ‘Dangerous’ Don Moore in eight rounds – entertaining fans until the incredibly last next of the large-octane match. A jubilant group cheered on MMA legend Anderson Silva, Badou Jack and Delfine Persoon as they claimed their victories at a single of the greatest spectacles of Abu Dhabi’s sporting calendar this 12 months.
The Abu Dhabi Boxing Unity Party observed two homegrown fighters Hany Atiyo and Bruno Machado compete with Badou Jack and Anderson Silva respectively when they represented the UAE – drawing epic help from an adrenaline fuelled group.
Held as portion of Abu Dhabi’s Summer time Like You Indicate It campaign, the action-packed battle night was organised at the electrifying venue on Yas Island, further more cementing Abu Dhabi’s standing as a major sporting activities tourism spot.
Abu Dhabi has developed up a entire world-class track record in recent yrs for internet hosting higher profile worldwide sporting functions, including UFC Combat Island in 2020 and 2021, the Formulation 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, and the Indian Premier League, and the Entire world T20 Cricket Championship.
As element of its five-12 months partnership with the Nationwide Basketball Affiliation (NBA), Abu Dhabi will also be the initially in the region to host the hugely predicted NBA pre-season game titles getting put this Oct.