Dana White details UFC’s coronavirus plan: ‘Instead of panicking, we’re working with doctors’

corona virus has wreaked havoc around the world, as well as the UFC. Now that spring has arrived, the question is once again whether the upcoming UFC event will be cancelled. Or who will make adjustments to stop the spread of the corona virus? Saturday's UFC Brasilia event is expected to be performed at Nelson Gymnasium with spectators and staff only. The UFC will be held at the Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 28, UFC President Dana White confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. A separate UFC press release was issued after its appearance confirmed an earlier report that a program scheduled for April 11 in Portland, Ori would also be moved. The APEX UFC 249 project, scheduled for April 18 in Brooklyn, New York, where state Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced a ban on celebrations with more than 500 people, also went unnoticed.  When asked about the safety of the press lease player, White said: "The promotion has never suffered a death or serious injury in its 25-year history. The executive said the promotion, along with health professionals, state officials, and doctors Have worked to develop a response against, including infrared thermometers so that they can be screened before competing. "I've talked to the president and vice president about it, and they're taking it very seriously," White said. "They are saying, 'Be careful, be careful, but live your life and stop being nervous.' Everyone is panicking, and instead of panicking, we're actually getting out of there and working with doctors and health workers, and the government to learn how to keep the sport safe and the events going. The UFC has created several small events at APEX, including the "Dana White's Contender Series". White called the venue the future of promotional event production plans. "We are working directly with the Nevada State Athletic Commission and Executive Director Bob Bennett," he said. "We are always looking for the health and safety of our fans, our players, whatever it is. Obviously, this thing is going on, we are going to do the same thing: we are going to make sure. That two healthy players are competing. White's statement came a day after the World Health Organization declared Novel Coronavirus an epidemic, prompting a series of delays and cancellations of the event by major sports leagues such as the NCAA, NBA, and NHL. ۔ When Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, the NBA moved quickly to cancel all upcoming games. Promotion plans were called into question when a federal governor in Brasilia banned large gatherings. He later amended his announcement to include behind-the-scenes events without spectators. In Ohio, Governor Mike D. Wine banned any gathering with more than 100 people in the same room, threatening the March 28 event. Earlier, White announced that "I will not say anything about the corona virus" when asked about the public's reaction to the growing health issue at UFC 248 earlier this month. Promotion "always" goes "overboard" on health and safety issues. When Fight TV spoke to UFC and Fight TV fighters and asked what they wanted, to which everyone had the same answer that they wanted to fight, they were just waiting for the moment when they Will be told that they will be scheduled competitions. "They want to fight, they want to fight, and we're going to do everything we can to keep them safe," White admitted. Fight TV is a prayer for all fighters and prays that God will protect all fighters and people from this epidemic. Amen.


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