Virtually all sport has been paralyzed in the world by the coronavirus pandemic. However, others ignore the WHO recommendations and rush their options to get more out of their sport. It is the case of the UFC. Donald Trump, He met two days ago with the leaders of the professional leagues in his country and assured in August or September there could be no sports events with fans in the stands. Well, this seems to be not enough for the UFC.
The competition is going on and on and on and is already planning its next event on April 18. Justin Gaethje would replace Khabib in the stellar fight against Ferguson. The Russian he is confined to his country. But … Where could the event take place?
Here comes the new madness from Dana White. The current president of the UFC has made surprising revelations about how he plans to continue with the activity of his shows, given that in the United States it will be impossible. According to ‘TMZ‘, the leader would sign an agreement to be able to use a private island, although it has not given clues to the location. “We are achieving the infrastructure to carry it out, we are going to have international combats too, I cannot take the fighters to the United States, but I have a private island and they are going to fly there so that we can carry out the fights between international fighters there,” he confessed.
“The place that will house UFC 249 will be closed for two months. The agreement is for two months and we are going to have fought every week. In a day or two I will have the island ready “he indicated. The head of the UFC also explained: “We have our own private planes.” He also stressed that all those involved in the evening will be medically evaluated.
Dana White wants to be a participant in the fight against the coronavirus, shedding some positivity, but in turn threatening the health of the people who are involved in the event. Although he also knows the great bombshell that would be given to the audience as it is the only sport that could be followed live and from there may also come his recklessness to do it.
“The world would desperately need this. We need something to entertain our brains right now Dana White recently replied. “I think the media has made this terrifying. People are buying all the toilet paper out there. If you look at a lot of things that are happening you see that it’s crazy and it’s totally driven by fear. It’s very weird. I think in a year or two, we are going to say, ‘Good grief, we closed the whole world for this!’ “