UFC president Dana White speaks at a news conference in New York. UFC 249 has been cancelled after ESPN and parent company Disney stopped White’s plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP

UFC 249 cancelled: ESPN, Disney halt plans but Dana White says ‘Fight Island’ still going ahead

  • UFC president White confirms April 18 show is off, as well as subsequent events set for casino on tribal land in California
  • ‘Fight Island infrastructure is being built and will be up and running ASAP,’ White says, however
Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
UFC president Dana White speaks at a news conference in New York. UFC 249 has been cancelled after ESPN and parent company Disney stopped White’s plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP
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