Las Vegas – UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje will take place on Saturday, May 9 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. FightBook MMA will have your official results by going here.
Dana White and President Donald Trump have been working hard to start pushing UFC events. Trump got some air time on ESPN during Saturday’s UFC 249 broadcast and you can watch his statement in the video above.
President Donald Trump states: “We love it,” Trump said during an ad break amid the event’s preliminary matches. “We think it’s important. Get the sports leagues back. Let’s play.” Trump continues, “You do the social distancing and whatever else you have to do. But we need sports. We want our sports back. And congratulations to Dana White UFC.”
In the main event, No. 1 ranked lightweight contender Tony Ferguson and No. 4 ranked Justin Gaethje battle for the interim championship. In the co-main event, Henry Cejudo intends to prove that he is the greatest UFC bantamweight champion of all time as he looks to defeat multiple-time title-holder Dominick Cruz.