Street to UFC is a ground-breaking “win and advance” match that takes prime MMA prospects from Asia and offers them a pathway to a UFC contract.
The match began with eight blended martial arts athletes competing in every of 4 males’s weight lessons: flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight and light-weight.
The athletes in Street to UFC come from Japan, Korea, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, India, and from the UFC Academy in China.
The opening spherical of Street to UFC was held in June on the Singapore Indoor Stadium forward of UFC 275: Teixeira vs Prochakza, UFC’s first-ever Pay-Per-View occasion in Southeast Asia. 16 athletes gained and superior to the semifinals to compete in Abu Dhabi.
The semifinals spherical is split into two episodes, every of which incorporates 4 match bouts and one further non-tournament bout. Particulars for the Street to UFC finals will probably be introduced at a later date.
The Street to UFC semifinals episodes, bouts and stay broadcast instances are as follows:
Episode 5: Sunday, October 23 at 3 PM GST (Gulf Normal Time) / 4:30 PM IST
Featherweight: Yi Zha vs Koyomi Matsushima
Flyweight: Qui Lun vs Seung Guk Choi
Light-weight: Gained Bin Ki vs Jeka Saragih
Bantamweight: Toshiomi Kazama vs Min Woo Kim
Episode 6: Sunday, October 23 at 5 PM GST (Gulf Normal Time) / 6:30 PM IST
Featherweight: Jung Younger Lee vs Lu Kai
Bantamweight: Rinya Nakamura vs Shohei Nostril
Flyweight: Topnoi Kiwram vs Hyun Sung Park
Light-weight: Anshul Jubli vs Kyung Pyo Kim
Street to UFC will air stay in Asia primetime (GMT +8) so audiences throughout the continent can get to know the athletes by way of in-event options and competitions on the next UFC broadcast companions:
Worldwide: UFC Combat Go
Hong Kong: NOW SPORTS
India: SONY TEN 2
Japan: UFC FightPass
Malaysia: ASTRO SUPERSPORT 5, UNIFI TV, MOLA
Philippines: TAP GO, PREMIER SPORTS
Singapore: HUB SPORTS, MIO SPORTS, MOLA
South Korea: TVN Sports activities
Thailand: TRUE SPORTS HD3
Vietnam: Okay+ SPORTS
UFC returns to Etihad Enviornment in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, October 22, with UFC 280: Oliveira vs Makachev, headlined by a conflict for the vacant light-weight championship between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev.
Plus, the bantamweight division takes middle stage, as Aljamain Sterling defends his crown towards TJ Dillashaw, and “Sugar” Sean O’Malley steps up for an enormous showdown towards Petr Yan.
UFC 280: Oliveira vs Makachev would be the newest occasion held within the UAE capital as a part of a landmark partnership cast in 2019 between UFC and the Division of Tradition and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi).
The prelims for UFC 280: Oliveira vs Makachev will start at 6 PM GST, adopted by the principle card at 10 PM GST. Official UFC 280 VIP packages can be found by On Location, that includes premium seating, a reserved seat on the ceremonial weigh-ins, all-inclusive in-venue hospitality with UFC Fighter appearances and extra.
Supply: Press Launch
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