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Another ‘Fight Island’ showdown: UFC releases poster for Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen card

The poster for the UFC’s Oct. 3 event has been released – and a sunset is prominently featured.

In between a faceoff between bantamweight contenders Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen, a beach scene is a backdrop – with a burning sun disappearing over a body of water.

The trend continues. The poster keeps with the “Fight Island” theme, in which tropical scenes and floral patterns have been the UFC design team’s go-to elements in for the themed events.

Moraes (23-6-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) vs. Sandhagen (12-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) serves as the event’s headliner. The event is the promotion’s third of five cards featured as part of its second stretch at Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.

Check out the UFC’s poster for the Oct. 3 event below:

With the addition, the UFC’s Oct. 10 lineup now includes:

  • Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen
  • Edson Barboza vs. Sodiq Yusuff
  • Dricus Du Plessis vs. Markus Perez
  • Seungwoo Choi vs. Youssef Zalal
  • Ben Rothwell vs. Marcin Tybura
  • Thomas Almeida vs. Alejandro Perez
  • Tracy Cortez vs. Bea Malecki
  • Chris Daukaus vs. Rodrigo Nascimento
  • Tom Aspinall vs. Serghei Spivac
  • Ali Alqaisi vs. Tony Kelley
  • Giga Chikadze vs. Omar Morales
  • Bruno Silva vs. Tagir Ulanbekov

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