Boxing lovers across the UAE, wider Center East, and about the world can now protected seats for the UAE’s first-at any time planet title fight – the historic WBA Mild-Heavyweight showdown amongst Dmitry Bivol and Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez in Abu Dhabi.
The November 5 bout sees Bivol phase into the Abu Dhabi ring on the back of defeating pound-for-pound celebrity Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas, to retain his world title and extend his immaculate undefeated document to 20 fights. Ramirez will facial area Bivol owning won all five of his fights at Light-weight-Heavyweight, following the challenging-hitting southpaw moved up a body weight course in 2019.
Tickets for the unprecedented party, which will contain a stacked undercard, start out at Dh295, with constrained VIP offers, like ringside seats, priced from Dh4,995. All tickets are solely on sale at www.etihadarena.ae.
The historic fight night time is the initial party in Abu Dhabi’s new Champions Sequence, a landmark partnership in between the Office of Lifestyle and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and Matchroom Boxing. And with the two key-event fighters placing their unblemished Light-weight-Heavyweight information on the line, something’s got to give, in accordance to Eddie Hearn, Chairman of Matchroom Boxing.
“We have viewed a substantial urge for food for significant boxing events in the area in latest many years, so we were being determined to carry one thing special to the UAE, and boxing’s initial environment title combat in Abu Dhabi is definitely one thing particular,” explained Hearn.
“The UAE money has a increasing status for web hosting some of the world’s biggest sporting events and the Champions Collection, via our partnership with DCT – Abu Dhabi, is only going to further more increase that status.
“Given the magnitude of this substantial fight, with two undefeated boxers, a title on the line, and international fascination in what claims to be an enthralling face, it is protected to say we anticipate Bivol-Ramirez to provide out incredibly immediately,” he included.
The Champions Sequence aims to present struggle fans about the world with options to knowledge planet championship boxing in a new setting. Demonstrating world self-confidence in the Emirate as a tourism place, Hearn has previously indicated the inaugural Champions Series event will be the initially of quite a few entire world-class boxing situations to be held in the UAE money in the future.
Bivol and Ramirez will lock horns just months after the most significant stars in basketball and the UFC grace Yas Island’s Etihad Arena, as the UAE funds hosts the NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022 and UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev.