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UFC president Dana White says he would quite People weren’t compelled to ‘run and conceal’ from coronavirus pandemic

UFC president Dana White says he would rather Americans weren’t forced to ‘run and hide’ from coronavirus pandemic


UFC president Dana White says it’s in contrast to People to ‘run and conceal’ within the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

White was compelled to name off three UFC occasions up till April 11 resulting from journey restrictions within the US amid the lethal virus.

UFC president Dana White is planning to go forward with UFC 249 on April 18
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The coronavirus outbreak has contaminated greater than 450,000 folks worldwide, which incorporates over 20,000 deaths.

White continues to be planning on holding UFC 249 on April 18, with Khabib Nurmagomedov set to face Tony Ferguson.

And the 50-year-old has questioned how lengthy the coronavirus restrictions will final within the US.

He instructed Yahoo Sports activities: “Whether or not you’re a coronavirus professional or not, it’s like hiding from most cancers. You’ll be able to’t cover from this factor. In case you’re a high-risk particular person this factor goes to get you.

“If coronavirus goes to be what’s going to get me, so be it. It’s what it’s.

Give COVID-19 the pink card

The faster we work collectively to cease coronavirus spreading, the earlier we are able to get again into the pubs, the gyms and stadiums and arenas to see dwell sport once more…

STAY AT HOME. Solely depart for the next functions:

  • to buy fundamental necessities – solely when you actually need to
  • to do one type of train a day – equivalent to a run, stroll or cycle, alone or with different folks you reside with
  • for any medical want – for instance, to go to a pharmacy or ship important provides to a weak particular person
  • to journey to and from work – however solely the place that is completely needed

For more information and ideas, go to the NHS web site.

The federal government has additionally issued additional element on what we are able to do throughout lockdown.

Everybody ought to do what they will to cease coronavirus spreading.

“Coronary heart illness, automobile accidents, most cancers. The listing goes on and on of issues that kill folks yearly. One factor is assured, we’re all going to die of one thing.

“I can’t be someone who’s going to cover in my home for months. Cover in my home, for what? No manner.

“To be sincere with you, if this goes on for months, I’ve obtained an important home to be locked up in. My home was constructed for quarantine, we’re having a blast.


“I’m spending unbelievable time with my children and household. We’re doing issues with the youngsters we haven’t achieved since they had been little, I can do that eternally if that’s what folks wish to do.

“Since when do People run and conceal of their homes as a substitute of taking this factor head-on and discover options?

“Defend the those who have to be protected, I don’t assume I’m a high-risk man for this factor – possibly I’m improper and if I’m improper then corona’s going to get me.”