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Robert Whittaker vs. Khamzat chimaev headlines the first UFC in Saudi Arabia

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The UFC is coming to Saudi Arabia.  The fight promotion will be hosting an event for the first time at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh.  The event is a “Fight Night” card, and the main attraction will be a middleweight fight between former champion Robert Whittaker against Khamzat Chimaev.  

Dana White, the UFC’s CEO, made an announcement via social media on Wednesday.  “BOOOOOOM!!!!!! White said in a post on YouTube that UFC will be heading to Saudi Arabia, for the first-time with a “BAD ASS” card. The main event is @robwhittakermma against @khamzat_chimaev.  

What’s going on guys?  Another announcement.  “On Saturday, 22nd June, we will be heading to Saudi Arabia,” White stated in the video.  Our fight fight will be broadcast live and for free on ABC.  The main fight will feature former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker against 13-0, undefeated Khamzat chimaev in order to decide who will become the No. “The UFC Middleweight title is up for grabs.

White announced that the co-main bout as well as a few other bouts would be included in the fight card.  

The co-main event is the No. “The co-main event, the No. 6 ranked Alexander Volkov.  Kelvin Gastelum is also going to face Daniel Rodriguez.  We’ve got Johnny Walker versus Volkan Oezdemir,”…



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