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Five titles on line at UAE Warriors 30, 31 in July

Ali Alqiasi puts featherweight belt on line against Jesse Arnett in featured bout of weekend in Abu Dhabi.
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ABI DHABI – Five titles will be on the line over two back-to-back events when UAE Warriors returns with UAE Warriors 30 and "UAE Warriors 31: Arabia" at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island on July 2 and July 3, respectively.

Triple champ Ali AlQaisi (12-5) will defend his UAE Warriors featherweight title against Canada's Jesse Arnett (19-8) in the main event of UAE Warriors 30. AlQaisi is on a four-fight winning streak since his run in the UFC in 2020. During that time, "The Royal Fighter" has captured the UAE Warriors, UAE Warriors Arabia and Titan FC featherweight championships.

Now it is former TKO champion Arnett who aims to stop AlQaisi's dominant run. The veteran fighter has entertained UAE Warriors fans since arriving in the promotion thanks to his brash behavior and never-give-up fighting style. The 37-year-old earned his shot at the title with an impressive unanimous decision win over the previously undefeated Gadzhimurad Gasanguseynov.

Top Brazilian fighter Vinicius de Oliveira (17-2) will defend his UAE Warriors bantamweight title against the undefeated Ali Taleb (6-0) of Iraq in the co-main event of the evening.

Oliveira captured the title at UAE Warriors 18 with a head kick knockout victory over Xavier Alaoui and has since defended the title with a first-round submission win over former EFC champ Sylvester Chipfumbu. Taleb is on an equally impressive run in UAE Warriors having won all four of his fights in the promotion in spectacular fashion to earn his spot as the number one contender.

If all the excitement of both title fights at UAE Warriors 30 wasn't enough, the following night will see three new champions crowned in the UAE Warriors Arabia series of events.

Rany Saadeh (12-4) and Fabricio Sarraff (29-10, Lebanon) battle it out for the inaugural UAE Warriors Arabia bantamweight title in the main event of "UAE Warriors 31: Arabia" while Eslam Syaha (12-2) and Laïd Zerhouni (9-7) collide in the co-main event with the inaugural UAE Warriors Arabia middleweight championship on the line.

Also, Nawras Abzakh (9-4,) and Sami Yahia (10-4) will meet, with the winner crowned the first ever UAE Warriors Arabia flyweight champion.

Both events will be available to watch worldwide on UFC Fight Pass.

Stay tuned for full fight card information.