Dana White confirms it, the UFC will hold an event in Spain

Ilia Topuria said that he was going to bring the UFC to Spain and he is getting closer to achieving it. Dana White, the president of the world’s largest mixed martial arts company, assured that he has his team working to hold an event in the national territory after the resounding victory of the Hispano-Georgian against Josh Emmett last month. Furthermore, with the return of Joel Alvarez and the new incorporation of Daniel Bárez, the Spanish MMA are on the rise and shine all over the world.

It is a golden age for MMA in Spain. The most important mixed martial arts company in the world will hold its first event in national territory. This has also been confirmed by Dana White, president of the UFC, at a press conference. After his brilliant victory against Josh Emmett last month in Jacksonville, Ilia Topuria will fulfill one of his objectives: bring the UFC to Spain.

The matador he is a rising star. He made a splash by defeating Bryce Mitchell in December via second-round submission, and he confirmed it last month by finishing Josh Emmett by unanimous decision in his first main event. With this victory, he climbed to number five in the featherweight rankings and big names in the division such as the former interim champion yair rodriguez and the champion Alexander Volkanovsky they already have their sights on him. Ilia wants the belt, but she assured that she would not look down on a confrontation with Max Holloway, the former champion of the category, if it were in Spain.

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Dana White made it clear in a press conference when asked about the performance of the Hispano-Georgian. “I had never considered or thought about going to Spain, now I have the team working to go. It’s very close, it’s coming”, declared the president of the UFC. In addition, Joel Álvarez returns to the company, already recovered from his injury, and Daniel Bárez also joins, who will be in the UFC Fight Night in London on July 22. The UFC, closer and closer to reaching our country at the hands of the Matador.

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