Wednesday’s UFC event begins at 6 a.m. Pacific Time, so the theme might as well be Beatdowns and Bagels.
Max Holloway dominated Calvin Kattar in last week’s 2021 UFC kickoff event held at Fight Island. Holloway’s impressive performance clarifies his position as the No. 1 contender to the featherweight title. Insight the Octagon earned a full unit of profit to kick off the year and now looks to Wednesday’s UFC Fight Island 8 production.
Fight Island 8, the second of three events this week, is highlighted by an international collection of fighting talent converging on Abu Dhabi from 11 countries. The fighters and their skill sets are diverse in nature yet designed for one result — to incapacitate the opponent and elevate oneself into more lucrative opportunities.