UFC Postpones Its Next Three Events After Being A Sports Holdout Amid Outbreak
The UFC is ending its holdout. The blended martial arts outfit, which has been resisting canceling occasions amid the coronavirus outbreak, immediately postponed its subsequent three occasions, although April 11.
UFC president Dana White confirmed the information in an e-mail to staffers immediately, saying that UFC Battle Evening occasions set for March 21, March 28 and April 11 have been grounded after the White Home’s advisory about limiting gatherings to 10 folks or fewer. White famous, nevertheless, that the high-profile light-weight bout between Tony Ferguson and the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov stays on faucet for April 18. “That can nonetheless occur,” White instructed ESPN in an interview immediately.
“We now have no selection now however to postpone these fights. So we’re suspending the subsequent three occasions, however Tony Ferguson versus Khabib, April 18, continues to be on and that can nonetheless occur.”@danawhite joined @SportsCenter to handle the postponement of upcoming UFC occasions. pic.twitter.com/FxKOAKnOEv— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) March 16, 2020
The occasions are the primary that UFC has postponed or canceled because the sports activities world — and everybody else — reels amid the coronavirus pandemic. Its schedule has remained intact whereas the NBA and NHL suspended their common seasons, the NCAA scrubbed its nationwide championship basketball tournaments, Main League Baseball delayed its Opening Day and soccer our bodies all over the world scrapped matches.
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