Nelson vs. Nogueira targeted for UFC’s return to Abu Dhabi

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The UFC held it's first event in Abu Dhabi in 2010, but hasn't since made a return to the middle eastern country. It looks as though an event is being scheduled for later this year and it may already have a main event:

A heavyweight bout between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-8-1 MMA, 5-4 UFC) and Roy Nelson (19-9 MMA, 6-5 UFC) is being targeted for the UFC’s upcoming return to Abu Dhabi.

“UFC Tonight” first reported the news on Wednesday. Although an exact date hasn’t been determined for the event, it could happen as soon as May, according to the report.

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