UFC president Dana White admits that internet hosting fights in america is probably going going to turn into harder in 2021.
New president Joe Biden needs take a harder strategy to battling coronavirus and is contemplating measures equivalent to a 14-day quarantine for worldwide vacationers.
The UFC have hosted a lot of their occasions in the course of the pandemic on ‘Struggle Island’ in Abu Dhabi, together with UFC 257 on Saturday evening.
Dana White is worried concerning the UFC’s skill to host occasions within the US this yr
Talking after the cardboard, the place Dustin Poirier knocked out Conor McGregor, White mentioned: ‘I imply, if I needed to map it out in my head we would come again right here [to Abu Dhabi] in June or July,’
‘In all probability it might be about that point. Who is aware of? Whereas we have been right here, there was a brand new inauguration [in the US] and we’ll see what occurs. Travelling in America and all these things goes to be one other huge problem for us this yr.’
White intimated that McGregor might combat once more, albeit on the Apex in Las Vegas in entrance of no followers, however that a lot relies on how the COVID-19 pandemic evolves and what restrictions the Biden authorities imposes.
White speaks to Dustin Poirier following the American’s victory over Conor McGregor
‘It seems like issues are tightening up over there [in the United States],’ White contnued.’Speaking about 14-day quarantine like Canada and stuff like that. If that occurs, that is going to be an issue.
‘I am making an attempt to do all the pieces we will do. This example isn’t going to be good, however Abu Dhabi is as near good as you will get. I might need to maneuver right here this yr.’It is as near good as you will get. The way in which that these guys do all the pieces. All the things on this nation is completed to the most effective of all people’s skill. It is unbelievable.’