The Abu Dhabi Boxing Unity Party on Saturday evening proved to be a massive strike with fight lovers, as some of the major names of the boxing and MMA worlds, including Floyd Mayweather and Anderson Silva, clashed in front of a marketed-out crowd at the Etihad Arena on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island.
Boxing celebrity Floyd Mayweather sent a blockbuster overall performance whilst using on ‘Dangerous’ Don Moore in 8 rounds – entertaining lovers until the incredibly last next of the large-octane match. A jubilant crowd cheered on MMA legend Anderson Silva, Badou Jack and Delfine Persoon as they claimed their victories at one particular of the most significant spectacles of Abu Dhabi’s sporting calendar this calendar year.
The Abu Dhabi Boxing Unity Function noticed two homegrown fighters Hany Atiyo and Bruno Machado compete with Badou Jack and Anderson Silva respectively even though they represented the UAE – drawing epic assistance from an adrenaline fuelled crowd.
Held as section of Abu Dhabi’s Summer Like You Necessarily mean It campaign, the motion-packed fight night was organised at the electrifying venue on Yas Island, further cementing Abu Dhabi’s standing as a top athletics tourism spot.
Abu Dhabi has constructed up a globe-class popularity in latest a long time for hosting higher profile international sporting situations, which includes UFC Struggle Island in 2020 and 2021, the Method 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the HSBC Abu Dhabi Golfing Championship, and the Indian Premier League, and the Globe T20 Cricket Championship.
As portion of its 5-calendar year partnership with the Countrywide Basketball Affiliation (NBA), Abu Dhabi will also be the to start with in the region to host the really predicted NBA pre-year game titles getting location this October.