*-UAE Warriors has signed a multi-event deal with UFC FIGHT PASS, the world’s leading streaming service for combat sports.
2021 has been a breakout year for the promotion with the launch of the Arabian series of events, which is designed to help develop the sport & provide a platform for fighters of Arabian heritage, in addition to the continued growth of the international events. This year also saw UAE Warriors nominated alongside the UFC for ‘Promotion of the Year’ in the Fighters Only World MMA Awards.
Fight fans around the world can watch UAE Warriors 23: Arabia 5 and UAE Warriors 24 this week live from the Jiu Jitsu Arena in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, October 28 and Friday, October 29, respectively.
Scheduling for both events can be found on the UFC FIGHT PASS website.
UAE Warriors 24
Friday – October 29
Brazil’s Vinicius de Oliveira (16-2) defends his bantamweight title against EFC champion Sylvester Chipfumbu (7-2) in the main event while the co-main event sees South Korea’s Do Gyeom Lee (8-3) defending his featherweight crown against Titan FC champ Ali AlQaisi (10-5).
Elsewhere on the card, PFL & Bellator veteran Andre Fialho (13-3) will be aiming to extend his recent winning streak as he faces UFC veteran Stefan Sekulic (14-4), top Polish fighter Daniel Skibinski (18-5) takes on Tahir ‘Tank’ Abdullaev (11-1), and Brazilian veteran Handesson Ferreira (16-3) meets EFC champion Themba Gorimbo (9-2).
UAE Warriors 23: Arabia 5
Thursday – October 28
In continuation of UAE Warriors’ goal to help grow the sport in this part of the world, UAE Warriors 23: Arabia 5 will provide a platform for fighters of Arabian heritage. In the main event Iraq’s Hussein Salem (7-3) clashes with ‘The Widow Maker’ Yousif Ghrairi (8-2) and Mohamed ‘King John’ Juma (8-1) collides with the returning Sofiane Boukichou (6-4) in the co-main.
See full fight cards below:
UAE Warriors 24 Fight Card
UAE Warriors Bantamweight Title
Champion Vinicius de Oliveira (16-2) vs. Sylvester Chipfumbu (7-2)
UAE Warriors Featherweight Title
Champion Do Gyeom Lee (8-3) vs. Ali AlQaisi (10-5)
Andre Fialho (13-3) vs. Stefan Sekulic (11-4)
Daniel Skibinski (18-5) vs. Tahir Abdullaev (11-1)
Catchweight 194 lb
Tarek Suleiman (11-7) vs. KB Bhullar (9-2)
Mahir Mamedov (19-1) vs. Magomed Magomedov (5-0)
Soo Young Yoo (7-1) vs. Sarvadzhon Hamidov (11-0)
Handesson Ferreira (16-3) vs. Themba Gorimbo (9-2)
John Mitchell (3-0) vs. Konstantinos Ntelis (6-1)
Imamshafi Aliev (6-0) vs. Naglis Kanisauskas (4-0)
Victor Nunes (7-4) vs. Ali Taleb (4-0)
Zaakir Badat (3-0) vs. Jonathan Wernz (1-0)
Loveth Young (3-1) vs. Larissa Carvalho (3-1)
Catchweight 159 lb
Amru Magomedov (3-0) vs. Ruslan Bolkvadze (2-2)
UAE Warriors 23: Arabia 5 Fight Card
& Weigh-In Results
Hussein Salem (7-3) 146 lb vs. Youssef Ghairi (8-2) 146 lb
Mohamed Juma (8-1) 234 lb vs. Sofiane Boukichou (6-4) 239.2 lb
Nawras Abzakh (7-4) 125.9 lb vs. Mohamed Gamal (7-3) 126.6 lb
Youssef Wehbe (8-7) 170.2 lb vs. *Yassin Najid (8-3) 171.9 lb
Nart Abida (1-0) 155.1 lb vs. Nabil Igli (0-0) 155.7 lb
Hadi Omar Al Hussaini (2-0) 132.2 lb vs. Hasan Abdelhafez (6-4) 132.2 lb
Catchweight 121 lb
*Lina Fayyad (2-0) 123.7 lb vs. Mona Ftouhi (0-1) 120.5 lb
Kher Khalifa Eshoushan (1-0) 168.9 lb vs. Omran Chabaan (1-1) 170.9 lb
Ahmed Raouf (4-1) 135.2 lb vs. Fouad Al Shami (3-0) 134.2 lb
Mohamed Al Katheeri (1-0) 124.8 kg vs. Mahmoud Atef (1-0) 124.6 kg
Hassan Elmir (0-0) 184.6 lb vs. Ferhat Abkari (0-0) 180.1 kg
*Fighters fined according to UAE Warriors rules