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Coronavirus: Boxing & MMA to return to Las Vegas


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Coronavirus: Boxing & MMA to return to Las Vegas

Tyson Fury’s win over Deontay Wilder in February was one of the last big nights’ of boxing before Las Vegas shut downBoxing and mixed martial arts events will return to Las Vegas from this weekend after the Nevada state authorities lifted a combat sports ban. All events will take place behind closed doors as part…

Coronavirus: Boxing & MMA to return to Las Vegas
Tyson Fury
Tyson Fury’s win over Deontay Wilder in February was one of the last big nights’ of boxing before Las Vegas shut down

Boxing and blended martial arts events will return to Las Vegas from this weekend after the Nevada state authorities lifted a fight sports restriction.

All occasions will happen behind closed doors as part of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus.

The very first Mixed Martial Arts event is Saturday’s UFC card at the Pinnacle, headlined by Tyron Woodley and Gilbert Burns’ welterweight match.

The very first boxing occasion is a Leading Rank promotion on 9 June.

Combat sports had actually been suspended in the state because 14 March.

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UFC has actually currently returned to action after an imposed hiatus with three behind-closed-doors occasions in Jacksonville, Florida.

All battles will include protocols to limit the risk of coronavirus dispersing.

In the United Kingdom, proposed measures before a planned July go back to action have actually consisted of trainers in fighters’ corner wearing protective masks and no ring commentators.

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