Will the conditions of the global coronavirus pandemic in Brazil force UFC 250 to be delayed or transferred?
The UFC has actually been required to delay numerous of its cards over the past couple of weeks and is frantically sticking on still holding UFC249 Now, nevertheless, it appears UFC 250 might likewise be in a state of unpredictability.
Per a report from Combate, UFC 250 is in danger of not happening as prepared at the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 9.
According to the report, the UFC is now taking a look at holding the event someplace in the United States, and the promo has actually called Brazil’s Jose Aldo and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua to see if they can take a trip to the nation.
Aldo is set up to main event UFC 250, challenging Henry Cejudo for the UFC bantamweightchampionship Rua, the famous former UFC light heavyweight champ and 2005 PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix champ, is currently reserved to deal with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (aka Lil Nog).
Combate includes that other Brazilian locals set up for the event such as Carlos Boi, Bethe Correia and Augusto Sakai have actually not been called by the UFC, and there is a chance professional athletes such as these might not have the ability to get to the U.S. due to visa troubles.
The Sports Department of the State of Sao Paulo will apparently reveal the decision on UFC 250 in the coming days.
“The Sports Department of the State of Sao Paulo informs that the realization of any and all events in the state must count on the consent of the Coronavirus Contingency Center in São Paulo due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” a declaration from the organization read.
UFC 250 is set up to be co-headlined by Amanda Nunes’ first defense of the UFC women’s featherweight championship, as she’ll deal with the obstacle of Felicia Spencer.
The 2 just recently had a Twitter interaction in which both appear to be on board with the card being in Florida. Florida had actually been a reported website for UFC 249 to be transferred to.
Sorry. Simply seeing this. I’m not going anywhere, woman. I believe that’s a terrific concept. Let’s do this
— Amanda Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) April 1, 2020
Follow together with FanSided Mixed Martial Arts for all your news and highlights.
Next: 10 of the most significant battle cities in the world