While nearly the entire sports world has been shutting down in recent days due to coronavirus concerns, the UFC continued with an event on Saturday in Brazil (without spectactors). After the event, UFC president Dana White told SportsCenter that the UFC events would continue “unless there’s a total shutdown of the country. ”
“The fans are all freakin’ out about that. Do not worry; Khabib versus Tony will happen. ”@danawhite says only a “total shutdown of the country” would lead to fight cards like #UFC249 being canceled. (via @SportsCenter) pic.
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