March 2020

Dana White Says 'UFC 249' Will Be Closed Event Due to Coronavirus

The UFC President confirmed on Monday that the latest pay-per-view will be closed to the public. White also confirmed that he does know the location but is not yet ready to reveal that information. Dana White, via Yahoo Sports UFC 249 features Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson as the main event. The event, scheduled for April 18, was originally set to take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. White had previously postponed UFC Fight Night events scheduled for March 21, March 28 and April 11. UFC has also closed its executive offices in Las Vegas due to coronavirus concerns.