The Abu Dhabi Boxing Unity Function on Saturday night proved to be a huge hit with battle admirers, as some of the major names of the boxing and MMA worlds, including Floyd Mayweather and Anderson Silva, clashed in entrance of a offered-out group at the Etihad Arena on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island.
Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather sent a blockbuster effectiveness although using on ‘Dangerous’ Don Moore in eight rounds – entertaining fans until the pretty last 2nd of the superior-octane match. A jubilant group cheered on MMA legend Anderson Silva, Badou Jack and Delfine Persoon as they claimed their victories at 1 of the biggest spectacles of Abu Dhabi’s sporting calendar this calendar year.
The Abu Dhabi Boxing Unity Party noticed two homegrown fighters Hany Atiyo and Bruno Machado compete with Badou Jack and Anderson Silva respectively when they represented the UAE – drawing epic aid from an adrenaline fuelled crowd.
Held as component of Abu Dhabi’s Summer months Like You Necessarily mean It campaign, the action-packed battle night time was organised at the electrifying location on Yas Island, additional cementing Abu Dhabi’s standing as a top sports activities tourism spot.
Abu Dhabi has constructed up a earth-class status in latest many years for internet hosting higher profile international sporting events, together with UFC Combat Island in 2020 and 2021, the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, and the Indian Premier League, and the World T20 Cricket Championship.
As part of its 5-calendar year partnership with the Countrywide Basketball Association (NBA), Abu Dhabi will also be the very first in the location to host the very expected NBA pre-period online games using area this October.