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The head of the ultimate fighting championship (MMA), Dana white estimated the financial losses to the organization on the background of the pandemic coronavirus. It is reported by MMA Fighting.
“The main problem for any sport now — the inability to earn on the tickets. We lose $ 100 million this year. Maybe even more,” said white at a meeting with reporters before UFC events will be held in Las Vegas on may 30.
“From the point of view of Finance, is now uneasy. But we are moving forward, no matter what”, — said the head of promotion. UFC together with WWE continued to organize tournaments on the background of the pandemic coronavirus. The promotion held it back tournaments in April.
May 10, hosted UC 249. The event took place without spectators in Florida. The organization adopted a special Protocol to comply with sanitary norms.
Additionally, white said that the organization plans to organize international tournaments on a private island. According to the head of UFC, “fight island” will be able to host events in July.
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