UFC Mgmt Blasted By Twitterati, Fighters For Not Handling Coronavirus Crisis Tactfully

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Coronavirus in the US: UFC authorities have opted to go ahead with the scheduled fights as usual. Fans and UFC fighters are not happy with the decision.

Written By Daniel Arambur | Mumbai | Updated On:

The Coronavirus pandemic has led to massive chaos across various strata of society across the globe. The widespread disease has affected the sports industry on various levels with top leagues across the world being postponed or cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. However, UFC matches are scheduled to go ahead as planned but concerned fans do not agree with this decision made by UFC President - Dana White.

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The Coronavirus pandemic has not affected the UFC schedule and the pre-planned matches will go ahead as planned. Dana White has reiterated that the UFC will carry out the required medical precautions before this weekend's match-ups despite backlash from a certain group of fans. The statement issued by top officials that said "UFC is closely monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, including consulting with UFC’s medical department and our chief medical consultant, Dr. Jeff Davidson, and with government authorities and other professionals. We have prepared the below summary of COVID-10 and UFC guidelines for you. The UFC guidelines will take effect immediately and continue indefinitely until otherwise notified. As the situation evolves, we will provide you with further notifications and updates."

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