Expectations that the UFC title challenge among Nurmagomedov and Ferguson could in any case occur on April 18 seemed to dissipate when the Russian warrior affirmed he was stuck at home.
Be that as it may, the excitedly anticipated session has been revived as Belarus specialists have postponed an idea to organize the battle.
Belarus’ principle football group has proceeded in the midst of the coronavirus episode and President Alexander Lukashenko is presently wanting to land Nurmagomedov versus Ferguson.
The official executive of the Belarus Federation of Hand to Hand Fighting and MMA, Maxim Korolkov, has addressed the UFC about facilitating UFC 249 and says they’re being considered as ‘plan B’.
“We offered explicit fields which could have the UFC,” Korolkov said by means of RT Sport.
“One of them is the Minsk Arena which can hold 15,000 individuals. We got an oral answer [from the UFC].
“Right off the bat, we were expressed gratitude toward for the offer. Furthermore, our proposition was incorporated as a restrictive ‘plan B’.
“They as of now have settings for this competition. Dana White wouldn’t like to report this, yet they have very much evolved choices.
“Regardless, they are thankful and prepared to consider our alternative with Minsk for future UFC competitions.”
The Belarussian MMA boss has additionally recommended that fans could even be in participation simply like their football matches.
UFC 249 was initially planned for Brooklyn, yet the New York representative prohibited games in the state, inciting the advancement to move the occasion somewhere else.
Dana White is hellbent on managing everything in spite of the worldwide pandemic.
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