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Danish welterweight Nicolas Dalby to fight at UFC Saudi Arabia



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Nicolas Dalby. Photo via Instagram (@dalbymma)

Nicolas Dalby will be back this summer.

The Danish welterweight is scheduled to face Rinat Fakhretdinov on June 22, 2024, at UFC’s debut fight card in Saudi Arabia.

Dalby is riding a four-fight winning streak against the likes of Muslim Salikhov and Claudio Silva, and only lost once in the UFC.

Fakhretdinov is undefeated in the UFC with a 21-1-1 pro record. After three wins in the promotion his last fight against Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos was declared a draw.

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UFC Saudi Arabia with Nicolas Dalby

UFC on ABC 6 will take place on June 22, 2024, at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is headlined by a middleweight title fight eliminator between Khamzat Chimaev and Robert Whittaker. Check out the announced fights below.*

  • Middleweight Robert Whittaker vs. Khamzat Chimaev
  • Welterweight Kelvin Gastelum vs. Daniel Rodriguez
  • Middleweight Sharabutdin Magomedov vs. Ihor Potieria
  • Light Heavyweight Johnny Walker vs. Volkan Oezdemir
  • Heavyweight bout: Sergei Pavlovich vs. Alexander Volkov
  • Lightweight bout: Nasrat Haqparast vs. Jared Gordon
  • Bantamweight bout: Kang Kyung-ho vs. Muin Gafurov
  • Bantamweight bout: Said Nurmagomedov vs. Montel Jackson
  • Welterweight bout: Rinat Fakhretdinov vs. Nicolas Dalby

* Fight card is a subject of change.

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