President Dana White’s event plan for UFC 249 on April 18 has been broken. However, one week passed and the “boss” of UFC still exploded about the event.
In early April, UFC President Dana White shocked fans about the plan to host the UFC 249. Accordingly, this top-level martial arts tournament could be held on a private island. UFC will hire. And the medical team will ensure that athletes, as well as guests attending martial arts matches, will be protected in the
The UFC 249 event was postponed
However, this plan officially fell. But in the past few days, UFC President Dana White has been constantly discussing with the boxers the upcoming plans of the tournament. In particular, the most concerned issue is that the implementation of events at the time of the disease has not ended in the US, as well as throughout Europe as at present.
Dana White affirmed the idea of Fighting Islands will be implemented as a contingency plan of UFC. The tournament will still seek to promote the organization at the UFC Apex complex in Las Vegas as before. As planned, UFC chairman will meet with Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak to discuss the implementation of activities here.
Dana White shared that whether to go to the ring or not depends entirely on the decision of the boxers. All can contact the UFC operator directly.
Boxers may accept, or refuse, to compete if they do not feel safe about their health. UFC President also confirmed the medical team will be ready to move anywhere to ensure the safety of boxers before, during and after the game.
President Dana White still dreamed of organizing the Duel Island
In addition, fighters who have been canceled at the events in late March, early April in London, Columbus (Ohio) or Portland have the opportunity to be scheduled to make up for the time being. UFC expects to be able to organize events every Saturday, starting from May 9. However, the number of martial artists in each event may be limited, so the boxers need to carefully consider the decision on the top.