Huge boxing and MMA night coming to Dubai with 26 fighters

Viddal Riley is taking on Mohammad Ali Bayat during the big knockout evening

Huge boxing and MMA night coming to Dubai with 26 fighters

Boxing and mixed martial arts fans, listen up – a huge fight is coming to Dubai, and you can get your tickets now.

Cruiserweight boxer Viddal Riley is taking on Dubai-based Mohammad Ali Bayat during a sensational knockout night hosted by Badou Jack Promotions and Events in parternship with ITP Live.

It's all kicking off on Friday May 3 at FIVE Palm Jumeirah, with the action being beamed around the world to 175 countries via Fite.TV.

The massive event will feature 26 martial arts specialists for 14 bouts of high-energy fights, with the crowd packed out with celebrities and VIP influencers including KSI, Miniminter, Mo Vlogs, Lana Rose, Omar Borkan, S1, DJ Bliss and Ahmed Al-Nasheet.

It's the first event of its kind hosted by Badou Jack in Dubai, following the launch of his new promotions company in the UAE.

He said: “I am looking forward to bringing a lot of excitement to Dubai with some very entertaining combat sports events.

“This is a great opportunity to take the next step in my career with this promotional company. We’re looking to build something with the fighters and the fans that will become part of the fabric of the entertainment culture in this region.”

You can get your tickets now at knockout.ae – or if you can't make it along, then head over to Fite.TV to stream the fight live.

It's going to be a knockout night.

From Dhs500. Tickets available via knockout.ae. Fri May 3, 7pm-11pm. FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 9999).

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