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14871 15 Sep 2021

Blachowicz vs. Teixeira Sell Out in Record Time

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi considering releasing more tickets to meet high demand from fans for the blockbuster event on 30 October at Etihad Arena

Abu Dhabi, UAE 15 September 2021: Underlining Abu Dhabi's capacity to host major international events in a safe environment, as well as the enthusiasm for UFC in the region, tickets for the UFC 267: BLACHOWICZ vs. TEIXEIRA event have sold out in less than two weeks.

However, fans eager to secure a seat to see two championship bouts and a stacked card at Etihad Arena on 30 October need not despair more tickets might be available soon.

UFC 267: BLACHOWICZ vs. TEIXEIRA will be the finale of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, a schedule of exciting city-wide activations, including fan events, fitness showcases and much more.

The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), the organiser of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, is working closely with Etihad Arena, relevant authorities and stakeholders to explore the potential to release additional tickets. Capacity requirements at the venue are currently stipulated by the Abu Dhabi Emergency Crisis and Disasters Committee's directive for attendance at live events. Further details will be announced soon.

Loyal UFC fans and event lovers around the world can register their interest to be the first to receive notifications if additional tickets go on sale through visitabudhabi.ae.

The rush for the tickets to UFC 267: BLACHOWICZ vs. TEIXEIRA reflects the level of trust in Abu Dhabi, which was rated as the safest city in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Abu Dhabi is now open to all vaccinated UFC fans and tourists from around the world without quarantine requirements, to experience the emirates rich, diverse offering of cultural, sport, leisure and entertainment attractions.

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About the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi:

The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) drives the sustainable growth of Abu Dhabi's culture and tourism sectors, fuels economic progress and helps achieve Abu Dhabis wider global ambitions. By working in partnership with the organisations that define the Emirate's position as a leading international destination, DCT Abu Dhabi strives to unite the ecosystem around a shared vision of the Emirates potential, coordinate effort and investment, deliver innovative solutions, and use the best tools, policies and systems to support the culture and tourism industries.

DCT Abu Dhabi's vision is defined by the Emirate's people, heritage and landscape. We work to enhance Abu Dhabi's status as a place of authenticity, innovation, and unparalleled experiences, represented by its living traditions of hospitality, pioneering initiatives and creative thought.

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About UFC

UFCis the world's premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 625 million fans and 166 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world, while broadcasting to approximately 900M TV households across more than 175 countries. UFC's athlete roster features the worlds best MMA athletes representing more than 75 countries. The organization's digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS, one of the worlds leading streaming services for combat sports.UFC is owned by global entertainment, sports and content company Endeavor, and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.For more information, visitUFC.comand follow UFC atFacebook.com/UFC, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and TikTok: @UFC.

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Etihad Arena

Etihad Arena is the UAE's landmark of entertainment, the region's largest multi-purpose indoor arena set on the stunning waterfront of Yas Bay, offering world-class event space and hospitality. Designed with sustainability at its core, the venue offers a dynamic event space that can be easily transformed to host a variety of events including large-scale international concerts, sports games, corporate events, private functions and local community celebrations. Owned by Miral Asset Management and operated by Flash Entertainment, Etihad Arena is proudly positioned on Yas Island, the Middle East's premier leisure and entertainment destination, and will enhance Abu Dhabi's position as a global entertainment hub. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is the proud naming rights partner for Etihad Arena. Over the years to come, Etihad will fly many of the world-class entertainment acts and guests to the venue.