CONFIRMED: Nick Diaz to Fight Vicente Luque at UFC Abu Dhabi!

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Nick Diaz, the former welterweight title contender, is set to make his highly anticipated return to the UFC. Diaz will face top-ranked veteran Vicente Luque at UFC Abu Dhabi on August 3, 2024.

Nick Diaz’s Comeback

Nick Diaz, 40, last fought Robbie Lawler at UFC 266 in 2021, a match that ended in a loss for Diaz. Known for his endurance and unique fighting style, Diaz is looking to break his winless streak, which stretches back to his victory over BJ Penn in 2011.


Exciting Venue and Additional Fights

The event will take place at the newly constructed Etihad Arena on Yas Island, which can host up to 18,000 spectators. This marks a significant return for the UFC to Abu Dhabi, a city that has become a frequent host for major MMA events since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Full Fight Card for UFC Abu Dhabi

Cory Sandhagen vs. Umar Nurmagomedov: Headlining the event, this bantamweight bout features two top contenders, with Sandhagen coming off a unanimous decision win over Rob Font and Nurmagomedov remaining undefeated in 17 professional fights.

Marlon Vera vs. Deiveson Figueiredo: This bantamweight clash promises fireworks, as both fighters are known for their aggressive styles.

Tony Ferguson vs. Michael Chiesa: A highly anticipated welterweight bout between two experienced UFC veterans.

Nick Diaz vs. Vicente Luque: Diaz’s comeback fight against a formidable opponent known for his striking and resilience.

Women’s Strawweight: Mackenzie Dern vs. Loopy Godinez: An exciting matchup in the women’s strawweight division.

Additional Information

This UFC Fight Night event is set to be one of the highlights of the summer, with a card packed with intriguing matchups. Fans can expect a night of high-energy fights, showcasing some of the best talent in the UFC today.




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