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a UFC This Wednesday (19) announced a giant card for Abu Dhabi, on October 21.
Event #294 will have its main event be a rematch between Islam Makhachev, the current champion, against Charles du Bronx, for the organization’s lightweight belt.
The second bout will see Paolo Burachinha take on Khamzat Chimaev in one of the most anticipated middleweight bouts. Confirmation of the match in October, inclusive, will lead to the Brazilian’s replacement on the UFC 291 card, on the 29th day, in Salt Lake City, where he will face Ekran Aliscroft.
Aliskerov’s fight will also be rescheduled and he will be part of the main card of UFC 294 against Nassourdine Imavov. All announcements are officially made by Dana White.
“I’m here to announce that the card everyone wanted, we got it. Abu Dhabi, UFC 294, October 21, Main Event Islam will defend his belt in a rematch against Charles Oliveira. We will also have the man everyone wants to hear about. Khamzat Chimaev will face Paulo Costa. He and Chimaev don’t like each other, it should be a great fight. Emskov was scheduled to face the president in a few days.
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