It’s been canceled so many times that it might just be immune to being canceled, even by the deadly virus itself. The UFC lightweight title fight between Khabib and Tony has yielded four straight cancelations from four attempts dating back to 2015.
So far, the April 18 matchup is still scheduled to go ahead at Brooklyn’s Barcalys Center despite New York introducing restrictions on mass gatherings.
Dana White insists he “doesn’t give a shit about the coronavirus”, but a closer look at his social media suggests he may too be having sleepless nights over COVID19 destroying his baby for 2020.
Here, RT Sport’s Danny Armstrong takes you up to date with what the pandemic means for the sporting world, and the reaction from within the UFC.