The Etihad Area is now prepared and primed to host a loopy seven days of UFC motion.
talkSPORT stopped by to see the sector earlier this week so Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar – the primary fundamental occasion of three Struggle Island will host within the subsequent seven days – might have their face off in entrance of the model new area.
The Etihad Area, which is operated by Flash Leisure, can host occasions with a capability from 200 folks to 18,000.
There’s anticipated to be round 2,000 within the area for the upcoming UFC occasions.
The world is a part of Yas Bay, a $1.1billion growth that may also be house to The Waterfront with two lodges – one among which is a Hilton that may open subsequent week – a seashore membership, a boardwalk pier, a SeaWorld in addition to cafes and retail models.
Throughout the space for the UFC occasions, there might be particular, luxurious seating across the octagon for high-paying clients.
It’s understood these tickets go for round $1,400, however some are allotted to esteemed native friends, too.
Elsewhere within the constructing, the sector has 17 luxurious suites out there for high-rolling VIPs.
Watch the video above to see the suites, which embody a private bar, two large display screen TVs, a tremendous view of the ground, seats within the area should you select and costly seating and eating areas.
Whereas the precise value of those suites was not revealed, the sector did inform talkSPORT that each expertise with them is customised and the price varies because of this.
Nonetheless, the suites trying wonderful, and they’re like little private penthouses!
For example, you may guide every part by Yas Bay: from the occasion you wish to see, to the lodge you keep at, and maybe add on a visit to SeaWorld or play a spherical of golf whilst you’re at it – it’s all accomplished underneath one umbrella.
Moreover, inside the sector, you don’t even should go to a bar to get a beer!
An app is used so clients can order all their food and drinks from there immediately.
Try some extra footage of the suites, beneath…
Each a part of the sector is dominated by COVID-19 security considerations with workers available to help clients.
There are many folks reminding you to put on a facemask and sanitise your fingers, whereas there are hand-washing stations at fairly actually each juncture.
It’s clear security is paramount on the Etihad Area.
To even simply get into the sector, all spectators will endure a test of their legitimate 48-hour PCR take a look at, endure thermal scanning and have their ticket checked. Spectators must current the AlHosn App or a medical centre report for the legitimate 48-Hour PCR take a look at.
If you happen to haven’t been given the all clear, you gained’t be getting in. The checks on the door are thorough, however largely extra.
Ought to any spectator sadly present indicators of excessive fever or doesn’t have a sound 48-hour PCR COVID-19 take a look at, they are going to be denied entry with no refunds to their ticket.
As soon as inside, the workers implore you take pleasure in their hi-tech amenities – and it’s greatest to take action through their app and let the sector workers do all of the give you the results you want.