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The leading MMA organisation, UFC, along with Saudi authorities, have announced that UFC Fight Night, the first-ever UFC fight tournament hosted in the Kingdom, will now take place later in the year.
In a previous report, Wego relayed that UFC Fight Night will take place in March 2024. In a new development, UFC and Riyadh Season announced that the event will be postponed to 22 June 2024.
Riyadh Season announced hosting the first UFC Fight Night in cooperation with the leading international organization in the field of mixed martial arts (MMA) 😍🔥
It has been postponed to Saturday, June 22 🗓#BigTime#RiyadhSeason#برنامج_جودة_الحياة pic.twitter.com/kSR47XBEmz
— TURKI ALALSHIKH (@Turki_alalshikh) January 24, 2024
According to UFC CEO Dana White, the decision to move the date of the event was taken to ensure that the best talent could participate in the game.