The upcoming UFC 267 event is a hallmark of the significant progress that mixed martial art has made to date. To be held on October 30th, the progress of the match is evident in its hosting across Abu Dhabi, Etihad arena. Arguably, the transition to the UAE is evident due to its potential to feature on the non-pay-per-view for the first time since the UFC 138 in 2011.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship host a UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between Jan Blachowicz vs Glover Teixeira is expected as the headliner at UFC 267 event takes place on October 30, 2021, at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. ESPN+ has the full rights to cover live from early morning to afternoon in the United States.
Hence, significant advertisement has been made for Blachowicz, the current champion of the UFC light heavyweight division. On the other hand, the challenger is a previous titleholder, Glover Teixeira. Details of the match will continue to be improved. Evidently, the pandemic has been detrimental to the scheduling process. The involvement of multiple stakeholders in the match will include the Ultimate Championship group, the championship association, and the UAE government. Focus on the government emanates from the lingering approaches to minimize contact. However, the event’s success will depend on the conformity of the champions to participate.
UFC 267 card
Light Heavyweight: Jan Blachowicz (c) vs Glover Teixeira
Bantamweight: Petr Yan vs Cory Sandhagen
Lightweight: Islam Makhachev vs Dan Hooker
Heavyweight: Alexander Volkov vs Marcin Tybura
Welterweight: Li Jingliang vs Khamzat Chimaev
Light Heavyweight: Magomed Ankalaev vs Volkan Oezdemir
Women’s Strawweight: Amanda Ribas vs Virna Jandiroba
Featherweight: Ricardo Ramos vs Zubaira Tukhugov
Middleweight: Albert Duraev vs Roman Kopylov
Light Heavyweight: Michal Oleksiejczuk vs Shamil Gamzatov
Featherweight: Makwan Amirkhani vs Lerone Murphy
Middleweight: Alen Amedovski vs Hu Yaozong
Lightweight: Damir Ismagulov vs Magomed Mustafaev
Flyweight: Tagir Ulanbekov vs Allan Nascimento