UFС not going to cancel because of the coronavirus match with participation of the champion in lightweight Russian Habib Nurmagomedov and American Tony Ferguson. It is reported by TASS, citing a source in the UFC.
The battle will be held in the night from 18 for April 19 MSK in Brooklyn (new York). Yesterday, 12 March, mayor bill de Blasio announced a state of emergency to combat the spread of coronavirus infection, therefore cancelled all public events.
“To cancel the event is not planned,” — said the source Agency in the UFC.
Previously, the UFC has sent out to the participants of the tournament reports that it can pass without spectators. One possibility is to move the tournament to the arena in Las Vegas, as happened with the tournaments in Columbus and Portland.