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Dana White pronounces stacked UFC Saudi Arabia struggle card, together with Robert Whittaker vs. Khamzat Chimaev

Dana White has announced a number of fights for UFC Saudi Arabia, including a middleweight main event between Robert Whittaker and Khamzat Chimaev. UFC Saudi Arabia will take place on June 22 and air live and free on ABC. Whittaker (25-7 MMA), the promotion’s former middleweight champion, most recently competed at last month’s UFC 298

Dana White pronounces stacked UFC Saudi Arabia struggle card, together with Robert Whittaker vs. Khamzat Chimaev

Dana White has introduced various fights for UFC Saudi Arabia, together with a middleweight fundamental occasion between Robert Whittaker and Khamzat Chimaev. Khamzat Chimaev, Robert Whittaker, UFC Saudi Arabia, UFC

UFC Saudi Arabia will happen on June 22 and air dwell and free on ABC.

Whittaker (25-7 MMA), the promotion’s former middleweight champion, most lately competed ultimately month’s UFC 298 occasion, the place he scored a unanimous resolution victory over Paulo Costa. Previous to that win, ‘The Reaper’ was coming off a TKO loss by the hands of reigning 185lbs champion Dricus Du Plessis.

In the meantime, Khamzat Chimaev (13-0 MMA) was final seen in motion at October’s UFC 294 occasion in Abu Dhabi, the place he picked up a majority resolution win over former welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. ‘Borz’ has gone an ideal 7-0 since becoming a member of the UFC ranks in July of 2020.

UFC Saudi Arabia shall be co-headlined by a key heavyweight bout that includes Alexander Volkov taking over Sergei Pavlovich.

Alexander Volkov, Tai Tuivasa, UFC 293, UFC, Results

Volkov (37-10 MMA) will enter the competition on a three-fight successful streak, his most up-to-date being a submission victory over Tai Tuivasa in September of final yr. The previous Bellator heavyweight champion has gone 4-1 over his previous 5 Octagon appearances total.

In the meantime, Sergei Pavlovich (18-2 MMA) shall be competing for the primary time since struggling a knockout loss to Tom Aspinall in a struggle for the promotion’s interim heavyweight title at UFC 295. That setback had snapped the Russian’s six-fight successful streak.

Additionally introduced for the UFC’s debut in Saudi Arabia had been the next three fights:

Welterweight Bout: Kelvin Gastelum vs. Daniel Rodriguez

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Mild Heavyweight Bout: Ihor Potieria vs. Shara Magomedov

Are you excited for July’s UFC Saudi Arabia struggle card? Who do you suppose will emerge victorious in the principle occasion between Robert Whittaker and Khamzat Chimaev?

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