John Pollock chats with Josh Gross of The Athletic about the UFC’s decision to move forward with UFC 249 and continue its schedule of fight cards.
The two discuss the reaction from UFC president Dana White to the COVID-19 pandemic and the decision to run UFC 249 and resume its schedule.
Plus, the concerns that arise, the position the fighters find themselves in, how this changes or affirms the image of the UFC to the outside, how fans will react to UFC 249, and the media’s role during this period.
Josh Gross covers MMA for The Athletic and is the author of Ali vs. Inoki: The Forgotten Fight That Inspired Mixed Martial Arts and Sports Entertainment
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