UFC's January Trio of Fight Island Events to Feature Live Audiences

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And early Friday in the USA, tickets already were gone not long after they went on sale for UFC 257 on January 23.at Etihad Arena on Yas Island.

The event is headlined by the return of Irish superstar Conor McGregor who is taking on Dustin Poirier - Hooker's last opponent who he lost to by unanimous decision.

And given that this will be McGregor's first appearance inside the Octagon in over a year, demand was certainly high as tickets have already sold out as per the Etihad Arena website on Friday morning.

Tickets remain available for UFC on ABC 1 next Saturday, as well as UFC on ESPN 20, which takes place Wednesday, Jan. 20.

Milan's Rebic, Krunic test positive for coronavirus before Juve game
Third-place Roma moved within three points of Inter with a 3-1 win at last-place Crotone before hosting the Nerazzurri on Sunday. Rafael Leao send through for Davide Calabria to grab the equaliser four minutes before the break to keep Milan's hopes alive.

The fight will likely help the UFC to figure out who should be given a shot at the now-vacant lightweight title after former champion Khabib Nurmagomedov retired a year ago.

A limited number of fans will be in attendance for the UFC's first three live events of 2021 - marking the first time UFC events will be open to any spectators since UFC 248 on March 7 in Las Vegas.

The UFC said the capacity for the events will be 2,000. "It's the biggest fight that can be made, and it's the fight that makes sense". He has headlined all but three of his 12 career UFC fights, including his past seven on pay-per-view.

After Oliveira dominated Tony Ferguson at UFC 256, many believed the Brazilian should be fighting for the title next. UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena and UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in NY each generated more than $17 million in live gate totals - an MMA record, as well as the Garden's gate record.

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