MIAMI, USA –On Saturday, May 9 (Philippine time) The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) named as the first important and major American sporting event held since the coronavirus outbreak pandemic got started, along President Donald Trump wishing congratulations the Promoter.
This contentious card put the UFC in the heavy spotlight like it has never been done before. Meanwhile, it did not go off without a hitch after middleweight Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza was dropped when he and two of his corner men tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.
Justin Gaethje in a main event was seen while dominating Tony Ferguson along a fifth-round technical knockout victory.
Gaethje over his opponent off 3 minutes and 39 seconds into the 5th to gross the temporary lightweight pinnacle.
An overwhelming and pre-recorded video was shown during the undercard matches. Trump congratulated White on his return to sports as he once attended a UFC in November.
President said that “Get the sports leagues back, let’s play. You do the social distancing and whatever else you have to do, but we need sports. We want our sports back.”
The stage for these fights was being arranged in an empty 15,000-seat VyStar Veterans Memorial arena in Jacksonville, Florida, as the earlier attempt to put it in New York and California got failed due to this ongoing pandemic. This was being provoked as the restrictions on social gatherings along the live sports events.