UFC vs Coronavirus: latest news related to the COVID19 pandemic


Nevada Athletic Commission drops March 25 gathering

Khabib vs Tony UFC 249


The Nevada Athletic Commission declared Monday it has dropped its gathering booked for Wednesday in Las Vegas because of the continuous coronavirus pandemic.

In a crisis meeting of the commission on March 16, NAC briefly suspended battle games in the Silver State through March 25; the gathering's dropping methods the request remains in actuality. Another date has not been reported.

"It would be ideal if you be prompted that because of the continuous concern and thought of the wellbeing and security of people in general with respect to the COVID-19 infection, the Regular Monthly Meeting of the Nevada Athletic Commission planned for Wednesday March 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM has been dropped. The Commission will decide sometime in the not too distant future when the following consistently booked gathering will be held."

Dana White: UFC 249 has area; will be shut to fans 

In a visit with Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports, UFC president Dana White said a setting for UFC 249 is near being settled, in spite of the fact that he can't reveal the area right now.

White likewise said the occasion would be held away from public scrutiny, and later disclosed to ESPN that UFC 249 will include a total lineup of battles.

The April 18 card was initially booked to be held at Barclays Center in the New York ward of Brooklyn, yet shut down because of the continuous pandemic.

Khabib Nurmagomedov returns home to complete preparations for another title defense at UFC 249

UFC lightweight hero Khabib Nurmagomedov came back to Russia to complete his preparation camp for his UFC 249 title guard against previous interval champion Tony Ferguson.

Nurmagomedov as a rule spends the most basic bits of his preparation camp at the American Kickboxing Academy exercise center in San Jose, Calif. In any case, the coronavirus pandemic has closed down most MMA exercise centers, including AKA, and keeping in mind that they opened to permit Nurmagomedov and choose preparing accomplices private exercises, the champ selected to get back for the April 18 session.

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