Joe Rogan admits the cancellation of UFC 249 ‘saves me lots of f****** considering’.
The highly-anticipated occasion, initially scheduled for April 18 in New York, was formally known as off because of the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday night time.
UFC president Dana White was adamant the occasion go on earlier than broadcast associate ESPN and its father or mother firm Disney pressured him to tug the plug.
UFC commentator Rogan revealed he was anxious about contracting coronavirus at UFC 249.
He instructed the Joe Rogan Expertise podcast: “Wow, that’s fascinating.
“Effectively, that saves me lots of f****** considering.
“I used to be 75 per cent able to go. The one factor that anxious me is that if I contracted one thing after which I got here into contact with different individuals.
“What I used to be going to do, if I may undoubtedly get examined, then I’d need to definitively know the outcomes earlier than I got here again. Even then you definately don’t know.”
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Tony Ferguson was set to face Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 after his authentic opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov couldn’t make the occasion because of journey restrictions in Russia.
Ferguson discovered in regards to the cancellation throughout an interview with Orange County Register.
He mentioned: “Oh wow. Oh, effectively. I’m nonetheless going to coach.
“I’m positive it’s for cause. Let’s be actual. I bought to maintain the religion.”