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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

UFC Announces Debut Event in Russia

Olimpiyskiy Arena (photo via wikia.com)

By FCF Staff

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will hold its first ever event in Russia this year, as the promotion’s announced a Fight Night card will take place on September 15th in Moscow. The event will be hosted by the city’s Olimpiyskiy Arena.

In the official announcement, David Shaw, Senior Vice President, UFC International and Content was quoted saying:

“Russia is a key part of UFC’s international expansion strategy. The demand from our fans to bring a live event to Russia has been overwhelming, and with the vast potential this market holds for us, we knew this was the perfect time to bring UFC FIGHT NIGHT® to Moscow.”

No fights for the upcoming event have been announced yet.

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