Despite nearly each different U.S. sporting occasion being canceled as a result of of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, UFC 249 stays on monitor to happen April 18.
The occasion obtained an updated headliner Monday in Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje. Ferguson was beforehand scheduled to face Khabib Nurmagomedov, however Nurmagomedov is caught in Russia amid the world well being disaster. Ferguson and Gaethje will fight for the interim light-weight title.
UFC 249 additionally introduced its full fight card Monday, which consists of Yorgan De Castro vs. Greg Hardy and Vicente Luque vs. Niko Price.
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The location of UFC 249 has not but been introduced.
Originally booked for Brooklyn, N.Y., it may now happen on the West Coast, in accordance with stories.