UFC 249 Fight Card, Schedule, Venue, Date ( Gaethje vs. Tony Ferguson )

Anfostar Team Tue Apr 07, 2020
UFC 249 Fight Card,  Schedule, Venue, Date ( Gaethje vs. Tony Ferguson )
Welcome to Anfostar_UFC 249 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event promoted by the UFC that was earlier supposed take place on Sat, Apr 18, 2020, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, will now go through location calculation due to Coronavirus Pandemic. On March 16, UFC president Dana White announced that UFC 249 is still scheduled as planned, but the location may change. Dana White even noted that he would schedule the event behind the door. In the main event, Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson was planned to take place but on March 30 Khabib Nurmagomedov slated that he was in Dagestan and could be jeopardized by travel bans related to the pandemic.

He stated on April 1 that he would unlike be competing at the event due to those restrictions which forced him to stay home. Now he has officially pulled out of the event. Justin Gaethje has taken the replacement. A welterweight bout between former Bellator Welterweight Champion Lyman Good and Belal Muhammad was scheduled for this event but on April 4, Good pulled out due to injury. A heavyweight bout between Shamil Abdurakhimov and Ciryl Gane was scheduled for the event but Gane was forced to pull out from the event after he was struck by a pneumothorax during one of his training.

UFC 249 Schedule

Date: Sat, Apr 18, 2020 / Sun, 19 Apr, 3:45 Am IST

Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas(Cancled)

Main card

1. Justin Gaethje vs. Tony Ferguson for the Interim UFC Lightweight Championship. ( Main event )

2. Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas for the Women Strawweight contest ( Co-main event )

3. Calvin Kattar vs. Jeremy Stephens for the Featherweight contest

4. Greg Hardy vs. Yorgan de Castro for the Heavyweight contest

5. Vicente Luque vs. Niko Price for the Welterweight contest

Preliminary card

1. Uriah Hall vs. Ronaldo Souza for the Middleweight contest

2. Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik for the Heavyweight contest

3. Alexander Hernandez vs. Omar Morales for the Lightweight contest

4. Marlon Vera vs. Ray Borg for the Bantamweight contest

Early card

1. Sijara Eubanks vs. Sarah Moras for the Women Bantamweight contest

2. Michael Johnson vs. Khama Worthy for the Lightweight contest

3. Ryan Spannvs. Sam Alvey for the Light Heavyweight contest

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