Dana White Announces Robert Whittaker vs. Khamzat Chimaev Will Headline UFC Saudi Arabia On June 22

Multiple fights have been announced for UFC's first card in Saudi Arabia.

Dana White took to Twitter/X to announce that a #1 Contender fight between Robert Whittaker and Khamzat Chimaev will headline UFC Saudi Arabia on June 22. The winner will earn a shot at the UFC Middleweight Championship.

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The event will mark UFC's first card in Saudi Arabia, and it will emanate from Kingdom Arena in Riyadh. It will air for free on ABC.

Plus, Sergei Pavlovich will face Alexander Volkov. Elsewhere on the card, Kelvin Gastelum will take on Daniel Rodriguez, Johnny Walker will face Volkan Oezdemir, and Sharaputdin Magomedov will fight Ihor Poteiria.

Dana White previously credited Vince McMahon for helping with UFC's deal with Saudi Arabia. Check out his comments here.

Fightful will provide more information as it becomes available.

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