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UFC 249 postponed: Fighters react on social media as cursed April 18 event is finally CALLED OFF

UFC 249 postponed: Fighters react on social media as cursed April 18 event is finally CALLED OFF

2 minutes ago   |   RT

The news of UFC 249's postponement came as a huge blow to the fighters set for action, as well as other fighters hoping to be on subsequent cards, and they shared their...
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Report: California Gov. Gavin Newsom asked Disney to shut down UFC 249

7 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie   |   2 articles

In his relentless effort to keep fights going during the coronavirus pandemic, UFC president Dana White settled on tribal land in California as a location. What that meant was...
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In the End, Dana White Couldn't Overcome Reality to Go Through with UFC 249

7 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Dana White was, well...Dana White. The UFC czar was defiant, demonstrative and determined to insist-repeatedly-that his renegade combat sports machine was ...
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UFC 249 postponed: Dana White says ESPN, Disney asked him to 'not go'

UFC 249 postponed: Dana White says ESPN, Disney asked him to 'not go'

8 hours ago   |   Sporting News   |   2 articles

The UFC president says he heard from the "highest levels" of the network and its parent company asking him to not go ahead with the April 18 pay-per-view card.
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ESPN wasn't only one to tell UFC, Dana White to ‘stand down'

ESPN wasn't only one to tell UFC, Dana White to ‘stand down'

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

Dana White was determined to stage UFC 249 next weekend, but even the president of the UFC has to bow to the power of his network partner. White on Thursday announced the...
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2020 UFC event schedule on hold amid coronavirus outbreak

9 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

The UFC has canceled four events as the coronavirus pandemic affects the entire world
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Reaction video: UFC 249 is postponed, and all future events are suspended. Now what?

9 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie   |   3 articles

At the directive of Disney and ESPN executives, the UFC made the decision Thursday to postpone UFC 249 and all future scheduled events in the midst of the global coronavirus...
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Dana White succumbs to pressure, calls off UFC 249

9 hours ago   |   Review Journal   |   2 articles

A UFC event scheduled for April 18 at Tachi Palace Casino Resort outside Lemoore, California, has been called off after Disney and ESPN executives intervened.
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UFC 249 canceled as Dana White says he was told to ‘stand down' by Disney/ESPN

9 hours ago   |   The Washington Post   |   3 articles

White had been adamant that the event would take place on April 18, and he asserted Thursday that he was still intent on staging events on a private island.
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Twitter reacts to the UFC finally standing down to the coronavirus pandemic

9 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

The UFC finally pulled the plug on future events - including UFC 249 - on Thursday at the directive of Disney and ESPN officials, who apparently weren't keen on fight cards...
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