There Is Lots More Happening at The First Edition of World’s Ultimate Strongman!

The ultimate competition for the strongest man on earth poised to be the family festival of the season!

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Monday 8 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Less than three weeks to go before Dubai becomes the first city in the world to host World’s Ultimate Strongman, where the strongest men on the planet battle for the ultimate title and the biggest Strongman prize purse in history at Bab Al Shams Arena, adjacent to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Marmoom!

In collaboration with the Dubai Sports Council, the first edition of World's Ultimate Strongman’s Beasts in the Middle East takes place on October 26th, bringing in a lot more than just sports, including a day full of family activities not only for adults but also for kids who will be entering free at this entertaining day out with live music, spectacular shows and world record breaking strongman competitions creating a perfect fusion of sports and entertainment, making it a never before seen phenomenon in the Middle East.

Starting at 03:00 pm, this action packed day includes

1.      Supporting interactive features:

-          Roller Skating Park and inflatable Obstacle courses

-          Sports box featuring a Mini Golf, football and rugby interactive area

-          A UFC Gym interactive area and Amateur MMA tournament


2.      Entertainment shows:

-          Gladiator horsemen opening ceremony

-          Capoeira dancers and fire dancers

-          Shaolin Monks Kung Fu performers

-          Bike rally entrance and show

-          Music, food trucks and many more


3.      Strongman competition events:


-          Truck Pull

-          Arm over arm vehicle pull

-          18 inch deadlift

-          Press medley

-          Yoke walk

-          Atlas stones

The full program is out now and available via this link:

Commenting on this fusion event, Don Idrees & Mark Boyd, owners and producers said, By creating a great family day out with an ambience like never before seen in Dubai, we aim to get all our visitors the absolute best value for their money. Our spectators will leave the show excited, smiling and already planning their visit next year on the drive back from Bab Al Shams.

The World’s Ultimate Strongman ticket gives you access to all areas in the arena where 15 different experiences are setup and accessible free of charge. Beasts in the Middle East offer tickets in several categories to serve all. A regular entrance ticket starting from AED 349 to a 4-hours unlimited food and beverage ticket at AED 749. Kids in this category between ages 4-12 years pay 50% of the cost price and ones under 4 years of age, eat for free!

Encouraging fans from across the world to have an affordable holiday in Dubai along with the show, the event organizers have created packages that include hotels, transportation, tour activities, food & drink on event day at unbelievably affordable prices. Among these hotels is the award-winning Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa consisting of  115 rooms and suits with an authentic Arabian design, offering a range of leisure and dining facilities  Moreover with statistics showing over 30% of World’s Ultimate Strongman fans residing in Saudi Arabia, there is a special category of tickets for KSA residents providing a quick weekend getaway whilst strengthening the Dubai hospitality to its friends in Saudi.

Both tickets and travel packages for the “World’s Ultimate Strongman” are still available via

Date: Friday, 26th October, 2018

Time: 03:00 pm to 12:00 am

Venue: Bab Al Shams Arena, adjacent to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai


About Bab Al Shams Resort & Spa

Located 45-minute drive from the city of Dubai and from Dubai International Airport, the 5-star desert luxury ‘Bab Al Shams Resort & Spa’, suited in the heart of Dubai desert, is the perfect destination for families, couples or simply desert lovers. Overlooking the natural desert, this award-winning resort offers 115 rooms and suits range from 47 m² to 68.4 m² with authentic Arabian design and modern touches. A wide selection of restaurant and lounges complete the guest dining experience throughout the stay, from ‘Al Hadheerah Desert’ restaurant with live entertainment, Indian restaurant ’Masala’, traditional Italian cuisine at ‘Le Dune’, an all-day dining international restaurant ‘Al Forsan to ‘Al Sarab’ Rooftop Lounge, ‘Ya Hala’ Lobby Lounge together with ‘Al Shurouq’ Rooftop Terrace and the Pool Bar. An extensive leisure and outdoor activities await the guests including two outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pools, open 4x4 desert drive, desert fat biking, archery, camel riding, falconry together with various sports games from volleyball and croquet to table tennis and boules. With 4 treatment rooms and an indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, the award-winning ‘satori’ spa offers an urban oasis for spa goers to indulge and reenergize. Children between the age of 5 years – 12 years, will be entertained with fun activities with three different programs in the indoor “Aladdin’s Kids Club’



Henna Peswani, +971529549333


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World's Ultimate Strongman, A fusion of sports and entertainment coming to Dubai on 26th October (Photo: AETOSWire)

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