Mufasa The Lion King Abu Dhabi

Behind the scenes as The Lion King roars into Abu Dhabi

An orange sun splits across the African plains as the king of the jungle prowls through the wilderness, his magnificent black mane glimmering in the morning rays. Suddenly he whips his head in our direction, his nostrils flaring dangerously as our eyes lock with the predator in our midst. “I’m not actually king of the Pride Lands,” he growls. “Though I should be by right.” The lion in question is none other than Scar actor

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The Lion King lessons

5 life lessons from The Lion King

Most of us are familiar with the story of the young lion cub who faces love, loss, betrayal and tragedy in his rise to become king of the Pride Lands. But there’s way more to this tale than the big five rampaging around the plains of wildest Africa. On its release in 1994, the Walt Disney animation broke huge records, selling 55 million copies worldwide and becoming the highest-grossing traditionally animated film of all time.

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Floyd Mayweather v Deji Olatunji boxing in the UAE

UAE boxing is going mainstream

In the space of eight days in November, the UAE will host a pair of boxing events that could prove to be ground-breaking for the development of the sport in the emirates.  On November 13 at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai, one of the greatest boxers of all time, Floyd Mayweather Jr, faces YouTuber Deji Olatunji in his second exhibition fight in the UAE in the past five months. Despite being retired from professional boxing,

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UFC 280 Abu Dhabi

UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi: What you need to know 

UFC 280 — aka the Ultimate Fighting Championship fight card — is rolling back into Abu Dhabi, with its colorful cast of characters set to deliver another crowd-pleasing dose of MMA, sprinkled with an inevitable smattering of trash talk at Etihad Arena on Yas Island October 22 2022. Since the UAE capital penned a five-year deal in 2019 with the UFC to hold events, Abu Dhabi has played host to some of MMA’s most iconic

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