Headlined by top Cuban boxers based in the UAE, Cuba Boxing Dubai will host the first People’s Fight in the UAE on October 23 (Saturday), 6pm, at Dubai’s Conrad Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road. The fight card will also feature a host of international fighters as well as upcoming talents, according to organisers.

The event will also be attended by boxing luminaries, including former Cuban world champion Guillermo "El Chakal" Rigandoux Ortiz, considered one of the best pound-for-pound boxers. Joining Ortiz at ringside is Pedro Diaz, the Cuban-American boxing trainer and entrepreneur who has worked with the Cuban national team for four Olympic Games and oversees a stable of boxers and MMA fighters.

Tickets, which are exclusive of food and drinks, can be purchased on 800tickets.com.

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