LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Top Rank Boxing and UFC have announced that they are canceling fights over the next couple of months.
Top Rank Boxing tweeted a statement on Monday afternoon, saying that it is postponing all events on March and April.
Official statement from Top Rank ⬇️
Stay safe, everyone. pic.twitter.com/aBhYcXyiYd
— Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) March 16, 2020
ESPN and MMAFighting.com are reporting that the UFC has indefinitely postponed the next 3 events because of the coronavirus pandemic. The fights were scheduled to take place March 21, 28 and April 11.
According to multiple sources, the Nevada State Athletic Commission held a meeting on Saturday and suspended all fight permits until March 25.
Sources: Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended all combat sporting events indefinitely due to #COVIDー19. Canelo-Saunders can’t be scheduled until ban lifted. Affects UFC events relocated to APEX (March 28 & April 11) along with PBC (March 28) and Top Rank (April 11)
— Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) March 14, 2020