The November 5 bout sees Bivol step into the Abu Dhabi ring on the again of defeating pound-for-pound famous person Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas, to retain his world title and lengthen his immaculate undefeated report to twenty fights. Ramirez will face Bivol having received all 5 of his fights at Gentle-Heavyweight, after the hard-hitting southpaw moved up a weight class in 2019.
Tickets for the unprecedented occasion, which can embrace a stacked undercard, begin at Dh295, with restricted VIP packages, together with ringside seats, priced from Dh4,995. All tickets are completely on sale at www.etihadarena.ae.
The historic struggle evening is the primary occasion in Abu Dhabi’s new Champions Collection, a landmark partnership between the Division of Tradition and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and Matchroom Boxing. And with each main-event fighters placing their unblemished Gentle-Heavyweight information on the road, one thing’s received to present, in keeping with Eddie Hearn, Chairman of Matchroom Boxing.
“We have seen a huge appetite for major boxing events in the region in recent years, so we were determined to bring something special to the UAE, and boxing’s first world title fight in Abu Dhabi is certainly something special,” mentioned Hearn.
“The UAE capital has a rising repute for internet hosting a number of the world’s greatest sporting occasions and the Champions Collection, via our partnership with DCT – Abu Dhabi, is just going to additional improve that repute.
“Given the magnitude of this huge fight, with two undefeated boxers, a title on the line, and global interest in what promises to be an enthralling encounter, it’s safe to say we expect Bivol-Ramirez to sell out very quickly,” he added.
The Champions Collection goals to supply struggle followers across the globe with alternatives to expertise world championship boxing in a brand new surroundings. Demonstrating world confidence within the Emirate as a tourism vacation spot, Hearn has already indicated the inaugural Champions Collection occasion would be the first of many world-class boxing occasions to be held within the UAE capital in the longer term.
Bivol and Ramirez will lock horns simply weeks after the largest stars in basketball and the UFC grace Yas Island’s Etihad Area, because the UAE capital hosts the NBA Abu Dhabi Video games 2022 and UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev.