Early in the year appeared the first rumors about the fact that the fall of 2018, the UFC will hold the first ever tournament in Russia. Fans of mixed martial arts for a long time waiting for official confirmation of this information, and finally it happened: the organization makes its debut in Moscow on September 15.
In January, the media appeared information that the sports complex “Olympic” booked UFC on 14-15 September and in the organization’s plans to hold the tournament in Russia, just these dates. Then it became clear that this reservation is tentative and completely nothing is confirmed.
Now on the official website of the UFC came the official announcement: the event will be held in Moscow on 15 September at this stage. It is also reported that tickets will go on sale in two weeks, that is 1 June.
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— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) may 16, 2018
While no other details specified. It is not known who will be in the main fights of the tournament and none of the official party of the UFC in Moscow announced. However, it is assumed that most likely Russia will not stand the current champion of the organization in lightweight Habib Nurmagomedov.
Previously, there was information according to which the protagonists of the tournament will be heavyweight Alexander Volkov, lightweight, Mairbek taysumov and Rustam Khabilov, and also Scored Mammadkarimov acting in the weight category up to 66 kg.
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