UFC Fight Night Abui Dhabi: Nogueria vs. Nelson takes place on the 11th of April at the at du Arena in Abu Dhabi. This will be the first time that the promotion has gone back to Abu Dhabi since UFC 112 which saw then middleweight champion Anderson Silva successfully defend his belt against Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion Damian Maia. Ahead of the event the UFC has released a promotion trailer, “Fight Night Abu Dhabi: Step Into Our World’.
This time around the main event will feature Pride veteran Antonio Rodrigo Nogueria (34-8-1 (1) face knockout artist Roy Nelson (19-9) in a scheduled five round heavyweight bout. The co-main event will feature a featherweight bout between Clay Guida (30-14) face Tatsuya Kawajiri (33-7-2) who is riding a six fight win streak.
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