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Bellator 241: Patricio Pitbull vs. Pedro Carvalho postponed due to coronavirus just hours before the first fight was set to happen.

Bellator is the latest sporting event to take hit this week due to the coronavirus pandemic which has swept through the world. Bellator 241, slated for Friday night in Connecticut was originally altered to be a closed card, but with just hours to spare before the first fight it was announced by Sean Sapp the card will be postponed rather.

The health and safety of everybody included have, and will stay, our leading concern as we progress. After thoroughly keeping an eye on the continuous COVID-19 break out, @BellatorMMA has actually selected to delay this night’s Bellator 241 event at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

— Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) March 13, 2020

“We would like to apologize to our athletes and fans, as well as our broadcast partner DAZN, but we feel this is the best decision to be made at this time,” stated Bellator president Scott Coker, by means of Twitter on Friday afternoon.

This is among numerous sporting occasions that have actually been canceled today due to the spread of the infection. At press time the only Mixed Martial Arts fight still fairly undamaged is UFC Brasilia which is set to go live on Saturday night from Brazil, without any live audience.

The UFC revealed the other day it would proceed with UFC Brasilia, in spite of the worry ofcoronavirus The promo likewise stated it would hold UFC London as prepared (with fans), however that the upcoming UFC Columbus and UFC Portland cards would be moved to the UFC Peak private center.

The coronavirus first emerged in Dec. 2019 in the city of Wuhan, China. To date, more than 100,000 cases have actually been verified around the world and the infection has actually been determined in more than 120 countries, consisting of the United States.

For more info about COVID-19, go to the CDC’s website or the website for your state’s Department of Health.

Next: Here’s how the UFC and Bellator are dealing with coronavirus .

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Derrick Santistevan
Derrick Santistevan
Derrick is the Researcher at World Weekly News. He tries to find the latest things going around in our world and share it with our readers.


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