Whittaker vs Chimaev Set to Headline Historic UFC Debut in Saudi Arabia

UFC debut in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: UFC is poised to make history with its first-ever event in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, featuring a highly anticipated main event clash between middleweight contenders Robert Whittaker and Khamzat Chimaev on June 22, 2024.

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Former middleweight champion Whittaker (26-7-0, hailing from New South Wales, Australia) returns to the Octagon with a determination to extend his winning streak in the eagerly awaited Riyadh showdown against undefeated sensation Khamzat Chimaev. A veteran of the MMA scene since 2009, Whittaker secured his legacy by capturing the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 213, with his most recent triumph coming against Brazil’s Paulo Costa at UFC 298.

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Chimaev (13-0-0, fighting out of Dubai, United Arab Emirates) seeks to maintain his flawless record and continue his ascent as a middleweight sensation. With an impressive tally of six knockout victories, five submissions, and eight first-round finishes, all eyes are on this Riyadh clash, following Chimaev’s recent triumph over former world champion Kamaru ‘The Nigerian Nightmare” Usman at UFC 294.

As part of this landmark UFC event in Saudi Arabia, fans can anticipate another electrifying showdown in the Octagon as Sergei Pavlovich (18-2, representing Moscow, Russia) squares off against Alexander Volkov (37-10, also hailing from Moscow, Russia), in a heavyweight showdown between Russian titans. With the spotlight firmly on the Kingdom, the inaugural Saudi UFC Fight Night promises to be a highlight of the summer for both seasoned and new UFC enthusiasts in the region.

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