AD WAbu Dhabi Warriors are returning to UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi on May 24 with its next MMA event that will bring back some of the biggest names of previous shows and upcoming talents ready to entertain the fans.

ADW 4 will be highlighted by a heavyweight bout between Paul ″The Headhunter″ Buentello and Moise Rimbon, who like Buentello, has shared the ring with some of the biggest names in history so far in his career.

Returning to the AD Warriors is Alexander Sarnavskiy, one of the world’s top welterweights who proved his name and strong chin after a hard fought battle at ADW 3. The fight card for May 24 event will also feature winners from Road to Abu Dhabi events.

Hometown favourite Ahmad Al Darmaki will get a rematch against Gorodynets from Ukraine, while Ion Pascu will face Andreas Michailidis from Greece. A 40-fight veteran Ryan Healy will go head to head against Stepanyan who is MFP and Bellator veteran.

A card loaded with established veterans and a new generation of MMA warriors eager to prove their name guarantees an energy-packed evening of MMA action. Join us at IPIC Arena on May 24 and show your support for the sport. Detailed information about the event and athletes to follow in the coming weeks.


May 24, 2016, Abu Dhabi – UAE, IPIC Arena, 7 PM

1) Fight – 68 kg Jason Santana (USA) vs Pavel Gordeev (Russia)
2) Fight – 77 kg Diego Gonzalez (Sweden) vs Carlos Moyano (Colombia)
3) Fight – 77 kg Yoichiro Sato (Japan) vs Tahar Hadbi (Algeria/France)
4) Fight – 66 kg Ahmad Al Darmaki (UAE) vs Artiyom Gorodynets (Ukraine)
5) Fight – 66 kg Alexey Polpudnikov (Russia) vs Ivan Pitbull (Brazil)
6) Fight – 84 kg Ion Pascu (Romania) vs Andreas Michailidis (Greece)
7) Fight – 93 kg Antonio Paulo Branjao (Brazil) vs Joachim Christensen (Denmark)
8) Fight – 70 kg Akop Stepanyan (Armenia) vs Ryan Healy (USA)
9) Fight – 70 kg Alexander Sarnavskiy (Russia) vs TBA
10) Fight – +93 kg Moise Rimbon (France) vs Paul Buentello (USA