“Simply spoke to Dana White who tells me that UFC 271, anticipated to be headlined by Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker is being focused for both Seattle or a significant Canadian metropolis on February 12, 2022,” Bronsteter tweeted.
The promotion final held an occasion in Canada again in September 2019 after they traveled to Vancouver, British Columbia for a Battle Evening billed occasion that featured a light-weight most important occasion between former interim titleholder, Justin Gaethje, and future Corridor of Fame inductee, Donald Cerrone.
In its final pay-per-view journey to the Nice White North, the UFC hosted UFC 240: Holloway vs. Edgar in Edmonton, Alberta — with then-featherweight champion, Max Holloway efficiently defending his title towards former light-weight finest, Frankie Edgar.
The UFC has held three separate occasions in Seattle, Washington — the final of which got here in July 2013 the place former flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson headlined a UFC on Fox occasion towards John Moraga.
The latest occasion to fall within the state of Washington was UFC Battle Evening D.C. in December 2019 the place heavyweight contender, Jairzinho Rozenstruik headlined towards Dutch kickboxing icon, promotional alum, Alistair Overeem.
For its schedule amid the continued COVID-19 pandemic, the promotion progressively started returning to a stay gate away from Las Vegas in April of this 12 months, with UFC 261 going down in Jacksonville, Florida — earlier than the promotion traveled to Glendale, Arizona for UFC 263, again to Las Vegas for UFC 264 and UFC 266, in between a go to to Houston, Texas for UFC 262 and UFC 265.
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