The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be heading to Australia’s
most populous city on a regular basis for the next few years.

Dana White on Wednesday announced that UFC 293 will be held in
Sydney on Sept. 9, making it the first event held in the Australian
city since 2017. It will be the first of three pay-per-view events
to be held in Sydney over the course of the next four years as part
of a deal the promotion has signed with the New South Wales

“I just want to say thank you to New South Wales’ government,
Premier Chris Minns and the team at Destination New South Wales for
making all of this happen,” White said. “I will see you all in

The promotion’s last venture to Sydney was UFC Fight Night 121 on
Nov. 18, 2017, when Fabricio
outpointed Marcin
in the evening’s heavyweight headliner the the Qudos
Bank Arena. More recently, the Las Vegas-based organization
traveled to Australia for UFC 284, which saw Islam
retain his lightweight belt with a unanimous verdict
over Alexander
at the RAC Arena in Perth.

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UFC 293 Set for Sydney As Part of Three-Event PPV Deal with Australian City