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Top Rank Boxing, UFC cancel fights in response to new coronavirus

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Posted at 3:21 PM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 18:22:00-04

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.

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.