The fight remains in question.
Rival American Tony Ferguson can suddenly be Conor McGregor. Ferguson’s fight with Habib Nurmagomedov fell through due to the pandemic COVID-19. However, the show UFC 249 is still in force and will be held without spectators, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Channel 24.
The Fox on the official website has updated the card UFC 249. Now, instead of Habib Nurmagomedov rival Tony Ferguson – Conor McGregor.
The Irish fighter has expressed willingness to come on as a substitute in the main event of the tournament.
However, his coach John Kavanagh said that Conor was joking.
UFC 249 must pass 18 April, but still don’t know where exactly the tournament will be held.
However, the site location of the tournament is specified new York. However, to hold the event there because of the pandemic.
In USA more than 300 thousand people are infected with the coronavirus. From COVID-19 died there 8503 person (2624 in new York).
Also in the card are Russian soldiers – Islam Mahachev and Magomed Akalaev. However, they withdrew from the tournament.
So far, neither UFC nor conorms are considered McGregor did not comment on the information.