April 10 – GLAS. Fight between Gatgi and Ferguson canceled due to coronavirus
On Friday, April 10, MMA fighter Tony Ferguson reacted to the cancellation of the UFC 249 tournament. Orange County Register reports the words of the athlete.[/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/l5ign_kVXAU”][vc_column_text]
“I understand that there is a serious reason for this decision. We need to look at some things correctly. And we need to hold on, keep our faith. I will do the same as before. I will win the championship. My morning begins with a prayer, then I hug a child, a whole wife, I go to train. I will never finish training, I will continue to do this with a smile on my face. I’m thin, I need to build muscle. I need to train hard, ”said Tony Ferguson.
Recall, on April 18, Ferguson’s fight against Nurmagomedov was to take place. The Russian fighter refused the fight. The organizers replaced Habib with Justin Gatji. On April 10, the head of the UFC announced that the tournament would be canceled.