Abu Dhabi: Another two thrilling UAE Warriors events are now in the bag. Debuting this week on UFC FIGHT PASS, as part of a multi-event deal, UAE Warriors 23: Arabia 5 & UAE Warriors 24 took place live around the world from the Jiu Jitsu Arena in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, October 28 and Friday, October 29, respectively. UAE Warriors 24
Friday, October 30
A star-studded event which saw Dana White, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira, Javier Mendez, and many more in attendance. They watched on as Brazil’s Vinicius de Oliveira (17-2)retained his UAE Warriors bantamweight title with a first round submission win over EFC champion Sylvester Chipfumbu (7-4) in the main event.
In the co-main event, Jordan’s Ali Al Qaisi (11-5) won the UAE Warriors featherweight title with a one-sided shut out of Do Gyeom Lee (8-4). Elsewhere on the card Portugal’s Andre Fialho (14-3) continued his win streak with another stoppage victory, Tahir Abdulaev (12-1) scored the biggest win of his career, and prospects Sarvadzhon Khamidov (12-0), John Mitchell (4-0), &Imamshafi Aliev (7-0) all remained undefeated. UAE Warriors 23: Arabia 5
Thursday, October 29
In continuation of UAE Warriors’ goal to help grow the sport in this part of the world, UAE Warriors 23: Arabia 5 provided a platform for some of the best fighters of Arabian heritage. In the main event Lebanon’s Yousif Ghrairi (9-2) defeated Iraq’s Hussein Salem (7-4) by majority decision in a back and forth contest while Sofiane Boukichou (7-4) was awarded a DQ win after Mohamed Juma (8-2) was called for continuous misconduct by the referee.
The rest of the card was littered with submissions, knockouts, and standout performances from the likes of Nawras Abzakh (8-4), Yassin Najid (9-3), Nart Abida (2-0), Mona Ftouhi (1-1), andOmran Chabaan (2-1), making it one of the best UAE Warriors: Arabia cards to date.
Both events can be watched back right now on UFC FIGHT PASS.
Please see below for full event results.
UAE Warriors 24 Results
October 29 – Jiu Jitsu Arena, Abu Dhabi
UAE Warriors Bantamweight Title
Vinicius de Oliveira (17-2) def. Sylvester Chipfumbu (7-4) via submission (rear-naked choke), round 1, 3:43.
UAE Warriors Featherweight Title
Ali Al Qaisi (11-5) def. Do Gyeom Lee (8-4) via unanimous decision (50-45 x 3).
Andre Fialho (14-3) def. Stefan Sekulic (14-5) via TKO (elbow + punches), round 1, 1:53.
Tahir Abdullaev (12-1) de. Daniel Skibinski (18-6) via TKO (punches), round 1, 0:45.