June 5, 2023


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Tickets on sale ahead of ‘special’ first world title boxing match in Abu Dhabi

Tickets on sale ahead of ‘special’ first world title boxing match in Abu Dhabi

The November 5 bout sees Bivol phase into the Abu Dhabi ring on the again of defeating pound-for-pound superstar Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas, to retain his environment title and prolong his immaculate undefeated record to 20 fights. Ramirez will encounter Bivol possessing received all five of his fights at Mild-Heavyweight, after the challenging-hitting southpaw moved up a excess weight course in 2019.

Tickets for the unparalleled event, which will incorporate a stacked undercard, start out at Dh295, with limited VIP offers, such as ringside seats, priced from Dh4,995. All tickets are solely on sale at www.etihadarena.ae.

The historic combat night time is the initially event in Abu Dhabi’s new Champions Collection, a landmark partnership amongst the Department of Tradition and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and Matchroom Boxing. And with equally most important-party fighters putting their unblemished Light-weight-Heavyweight information on the line, something’s bought to give, in accordance to Eddie Hearn, Chairman of Matchroom Boxing.

“We have seen a big appetite for major boxing activities in the location in modern a long time, so we were identified to provide a little something special to the UAE, and boxing’s to start with entire world title fight in Abu Dhabi is unquestionably anything unique,” mentioned Hearn. 

“The UAE money has a escalating standing for internet hosting some of the world’s biggest sporting functions and the Champions Series, by our partnership with DCT – Abu Dhabi, is only heading to more enhance that track record.

“Given the magnitude of this massive struggle, with two undefeated boxers, a title on the line, and worldwide desire in what guarantees to be an enthralling encounter, it is safe to say we be expecting Bivol-Ramirez to provide out very immediately,” he included.

The Champions Series aims to offer struggle fans all-around the world with possibilities to expertise environment championship boxing in a new atmosphere. Demonstrating international self-confidence in the Emirate as a tourism destination, Hearn has currently indicated the inaugural Champions Sequence function will be the initial of numerous earth-class boxing events to be held in the UAE cash in the upcoming.

Bivol and Ramirez will lock horns just months following the greatest stars in basketball and the UFC grace Yas Island’s Etihad Arena, as the UAE money hosts the NBA Abu Dhabi Online games 2022 and UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev.