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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

Boxing fans throughout the UAE, broader Center East, and all-around the planet can now secure seats for the UAE’s very first-ever globe title combat – the historic WBA Gentle-Heavyweight showdown involving Dmitry Bivol and Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez 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 keep his earth title and lengthen his immaculate undefeated document to 20 fights. Ramirez will encounter Bivol getting gained all five of his fights at Mild-Heavyweight, after the challenging-hitting southpaw moved up a bodyweight class in 2019.

Tickets for the unprecedented event, which will involve a stacked undercard, begin at Dh295, with limited VIP packages, which includes ringside seats, priced from Dh4,995. All tickets are exclusively on sale at www.etihadarena.ae.

The historic fight night is the initially event in Abu Dhabi’s new Champions Series, a landmark partnership in between the Division of Lifestyle and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and Matchroom Boxing. And with equally principal-party fighters putting their unblemished Light-Heavyweight data on the line, something’s got to give, in accordance to Eddie Hearn, Chairman of Matchroom Boxing.

“We have seen a massive urge for food for significant boxing events in the location in new many years, so we ended up established to bring a thing particular to the UAE, and boxing’s to start with planet title battle in Abu Dhabi is certainly some thing distinctive,” said Hearn. 

“The UAE funds has a increasing name for internet hosting some of the world’s most significant sporting activities and the Champions Sequence, by way of our partnership with DCT – Abu Dhabi, is only likely to even further enhance that popularity.

“Given the magnitude of this substantial battle, with two undefeated boxers, a title on the line, and worldwide desire in what promises to be an enthralling encounter, it’s protected to say we expect Bivol-Ramirez to provide out pretty swiftly,” he included.

The Champions Collection aims to present combat admirers all around the world with opportunities to experience environment championship boxing in a new ecosystem. Demonstrating international assurance in the Emirate as a tourism place, Hearn has already indicated the inaugural Champions Series occasion will be the initial of numerous world-class boxing activities to be held in the UAE money in the foreseeable future.

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