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 continuing in during the coronavirus pandemic.
Calling off all events indefinitely has a widespread impact across the landscape of the sport, and while UFC president Dana White fought to push through until the bitter end, he was ultimately overpowered.
The news came as a crushing disappointment for some, a moment of sanity and relief for others. All range of emotions were on display on social media, as you can see in the top Twitter reactions below.
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Roberto Villa is the CEO, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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