Prior to this competition in mixed martial arts took place in the US, Brazil, Japan and other countries.
In Russia for the first time will pass tournament on UFC: on September, 15th competition on mixed single combats will take place in “Olympic”. Tickets for the event will start selling on June 1, but the approximate prices are not yet known.
Organizers have not yet announced the list of fighters and invited guests. Among the possible participants of Sports.ru he names Alexander Volkov, Zabit Magomedsharipov, Ramazan Emeyev and Alexei Oleinik.
As noted by Russia Today, the tournament will take place in the format “Fight Night” and, probably, will be broadcast for free. Also, according to the agency, in the Moscow UFC will not participate Habib Nurmagomedov, who will attend the event as a guest.
In April 2018, UFC president Dana White announced the UFC tournament in Russia. Nurmagomedov then said that he plans to fight in New York and will not enter the ring in Moscow.