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As other sports search for solutions on how to carry out events in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, UFC president Dana White believes he has come up with a creative resolution.
“We’re getting the infrastructure put in now so I’m going to start doing the international fights too,” – Dana White
Staying alive, Dana White is working had to present MMA fights for the upcoming months ahead. While other sports have adapted to the situation the best they can with empty arenas, an island is taking it to the next level. UFC 249 on April 18 was scheduled to take place in New York but cancelled due to COVID-19. Telling TMZ Sports on Monday he is a day or two away from securing this at a private location, he also wants to host fight night events as well.
Not disclosing the location just yet, testing facilities have already been set place to ensure one hundred percent healthy athletes can perform. Revealing it will be exclusively streamed by ESPN, the contest itself will be closed to a few lucky fans. Now stopping at that amount of details go to https://ktla.com/sports/ive-got-a-private-island-ufc-president-dana-white-says-events-will-go-forward/ to read similar sports filming on exclusive islands and more quotes spoken by Dana White.
“I won’t be able to get international fighters, all of them, into the US, so I have a private island. I’m going to start flying them all into the private island and doing international fights from there. So as of April 18, the UFC is back up and running.” – Dana White