UFC finally postpones next three scheduled events amid pandemic

UFC President hoped to keep fighting, but ultimately the UFC has decided to postpone its schedule until April 11.

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March 20, 2020 - 3:36 PM

Welterweight fighter Conor McGregor is interviewed by UFC's Joe Rogan during a ceremonial weigh-in for UFC 246 at Park Theater at Park MGM on January 17, 2020, in Las Vegas. McGregor will face Donald Cerrone on January 18 in Las Vegas. (Steve Marcus/Getty Images/TNS)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The UFC has postponed its next three scheduled events through April 11, finally giving up on President Dana White’s plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The UFC will not hold its show scheduled for Saturday, which was initially slated to be held in a full arena in London. The UFC also won’t hold shows scheduled for March 28 and April 11.

“It’s just impossible,” White said on ESPN, the UFC’s broadcast partner. “We can’t do it.”

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