UFC president Dana White doesn’t foresee any major problems making fights within his roster amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The organization managed to put three shows in the span of seven days and all of them took place in Florida, US. The next fight night is scheduled for May 30, but the venue is yet to be announced.
Still, according to White, there is one big-time fighter that is not willing to participate in any fights right now and that’s the former UFC women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas.
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“Thug Rose” was set to fight Jessica Andrade in a rematch at UFC 249, but the American withdrew from the clash after two members of her family passed away due to COVID-19.
“I have no idea yet,” White responded at the UFC Florida post-fight press conference when asked if he had an idea of who he wanted to feature on a Fight Island card. “We’ll figure that out. I mean, guys are training, people are training right now. People want to fight. So I don’t see an issue making a fight with anybody right now.
“And other than Rose — there might be others, I don’t know if this is a fact — but I don’t think there is anybody else who has brought up issues about fighting right now.”