Getting your hands on tickets to UFC 242 is one helluva’ task with tickets selling out within a week of going live. But if you’re looking to enjoy all the action, we recommend heading down to these top spots to catch the fight
About: If pub grub classics, bar games and a sporty vibe is what you’re after, we recommend going to Offside. They have a huge LED screen, accompanied by ample television viewing opportunities across multiple screens around the venue. They even have happy hours going on from 4-9 pm.
Check out our review of what the Offside experience is like.
About: You won’t miss a second of UFC 242 as BFF Gastro Bar & Lounge is screening the live-action on its huge TVs and a projector screen placed across the venue. They’re offering a Dhs 169pp deal inclusive of five bevvies and a main course meal.
Saadiyat Beach Club
Where: Saadiyat Island
Cost: Dhs 100-250
About: Take a dip in the pool and lie back as
Saadiyat Beach Club’s ‘Grammable swimming pool as they live-stream the fight
night. The beach club will play host to live music and entertainment in between
fights too. Lads enter for Dhs 250 and ladettes enter for Dhs 200, inclusive of
pool access and unlimited drinks from 5-8 pm. Entry without beach access costs
dhs 150 for lads and Dhs 100 for ladettes.
About: With loads of drink deals and live entertainment, Stars ‘n’ Bars is worth checking out if you’re looking for a high-energy experience. The bar boasts of 76 screens and happy hour offers through the evening. For reservations, drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 565 0101.