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UFC 249: Live updates, results, start time: Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje, Henry Cejudo vs Dominik Cruz

The interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje is the main event at UFC 249 today as Dana White ploughs ahead with the event behind closed doors in Florida amid the coronavirus pandemic.

ufc 249 - News.com.au
1:50am PDT - May 10th, 2020

UFC 249's Joe Rogan doing postfight interviews in Octagon

Saturday's UFC 249 is featuring postfight interviews in the Octagon, a departure from safety protocols that were announced earlier this week.

ufc 249 - ESPN
5:15pm PDT - May 9th, 2020

Souza out of UFC 249 after positive test

UFC middleweight Jacaré Souza tests positive for Covid-19 and will no longer compete at the controversial UFC 49 show.

ufc 249 - BBC Sport
2:22am PDT - May 9th, 2020

Ronaldo Souza out of UFC 249 after testing positive for coronavirus

Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza, who was scheduled to fight Uriah Hall at UFC 249 on Saturday, has tested positive for the coronavirus.

ufc 249 - ESPN
7:09pm PDT - May 8th, 2020

Best bets for UFC 249 - Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje

UFC 249 features two title fights, including lightweights Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje. Here's where the betting value lies on the card.

ufc 249 - ESPN
7:23am PDT - May 6th, 2020

UFC News: Justin Gaethje, Tony Ferguson, More React to UFC 249 Cancellation

UFC is still reeling from the announcement by president Dana White earlier this week that he was indefinitely postponing all fights because of the coronavirus pandemic...

ufc 249 - Bleacher Report
5:07am PDT - April 11th, 2020

UFC News: Dana White Explains Plans for Future Fights After 249 Cancellation

UFC 249 is officially off. ESPN convinced UFC president Dana White to finally postpone the event that was slated to take place on a Native American reservation in California after ...

ufc 249 - Bleacher Report
5:09am PDT - April 10th, 2020

UFC 249 cancelled after ESPN and Disney force Dana White into U-turn after phone calls 'from highest level'

Broadcaster's ESPN and UFC owner's Disney pressured the promotion's president into an embarrassing climbdown after his persistent stand over UFC 249 failed to pay off

ufc 249 - Independent
11:14pm PDT - April 9th, 2020

Dana White says UFC 249 has been canceled.

Dana White says UFC 249 has been canceled.

ufc 249 - Fox Sports
3:24pm PDT - April 9th, 2020

Coronavirus: Rose Namajunas pulls out of UFC 249 after family deaths

Ex-UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas pulls out of UFC 249 next weekend because of two family deaths related to coronavirus.

ufc 249 - BBC Sport
1:57pm PDT - April 9th, 2020

Manager: Rose Namajunas out of UFC 249 after family deaths

Manager: Rose Namajunas out of UFC 249 after family deaths

ufc 249 - Fox Sports
1:46pm PDT - April 9th, 2020

Rose Namajunas Withdraws from UFC 249 After 2 Family Members Die of COVID-19

Rose Namajunas pulled out of her UFC 249 fight with Jessica Andrade because two members of her family died amid the coronavirus pandemic, her manager announced Thursday...

ufc 249 - Bleacher Report
1:24pm PDT - April 9th, 2020

Dana White is making his big plans for UFC 249 and beyond a reality

A decade ago, White predicted the UFC would be the world’s biggest sport. And at this moment in time, he could end up being right with UFC 249.

ufc 249 - Fox Sports
12:48pm PDT - April 8th, 2020

UFC wants to host fight on tribal land to avoid coronavirus restrictions

In an attempt to skirt federal and state guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic, the UFC plans to hold its April 18 pay-per-view event on tribal land in California, per multiple reports. The state of play: Even as the rest of the sports world hits pause, …

ufc 249 - Axios
5:55am PDT - April 8th, 2020

Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

UFC 249 features two of the most exciting MMA athletes in the world. While it's not quite the riveting superfight that the original main event between UFC lightweight champion Khabib ...

ufc 249 - Bleacher Report
4:05am PDT - April 8th, 2020

'We all made mistakes on that one': Dana White defends Khabib Nurmagomedov's UFC 249 withdrawal

Dana White isn't prepared to point fingers, but says that mistakes were made in their attempts to salvage the original UFC 249 main event between UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and top contender Tony Ferguson. Read Full Article at RT.com

ufc 249 - RT
4:12am PDT - April 7th, 2020

UFC 249 still on, with Ferguson fighting Gaethje on April 18

The UFC says Tony Ferguson will fight Justin Gaethje for the interim lightweight title in the main event of UFC 249 on April 18

ufc 249 - Fox Sports
1:30pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

Dana White says Tony Ferguson-Justin Gaethje to headline UFC 249

With Khabib Nurmagomedov in Russia and facing potential travel issues, Tony Ferguson will now meet Justin Gaethje in the main event of UFC 249 on April 18, UFC president Dana White tweeted Monday.

ufc 249 - ESPN
1:00pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje Set for UFC 249 Fight Card After Khabib's Exit

Tony Ferguson will fight Justin Gaethje on April 18 for the interim lightweight championship, UFC president Dana White confirmed on Monday: The fight comes in the wake ...

ufc 249 - Bleacher Report
12:53pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

UFC 249: Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje set for interim lightweight title after Khabib Nurmagomedov withdraws

UFC president Dana White announced the new bout on Twitter on Monday

ufc 249 - Independent
12:47pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

OFFICIAL: Ferguson to face Gaethje in UFC 249 main event as Khabib sidelined in Russian coronavirus lockdown

UFC 249 officially has a new headline fight after Dana White confirmed Justin Gaethje will step in to face Tony Ferguson. Gaethje replaces lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is in coronavirus lockdown in Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com

ufc 249 - RT
12:27pm PDT - April 6th, 2020

Report: UFC 249 Venue Close to Being Secured; Fight Card to Be Announced Monday

The UFC might be zeroing in on a new venue for its UFC 249 event April 18. ESPN's Ariel Helwani reported Sunday the promotion hasn't officially secured a location but that a city on the West Coast is emerging as the likely candidate...

ufc 249 - Bleacher Report
6:50am PDT - April 6th, 2020

Dana White says Khabib is OUT of UFC 249 after fake account dupes fans into thinking Putin stepped in to save fight with Ferguson

Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov is definitely out of UFC 249 after a fake Twitter account appeared to dupe thousands of fans into thinking Vladimir Putin had stepped in to make the bout against Tony Ferguson happen. Read Full Article at RT.com

ufc 249 - RT
1:47am PDT - April 6th, 2020

Khabib v Ferguson: Belarus 'makes OFFICIAL offer to host UFC 249,' says option being considered as 'Plan B'

Belarus has officially offered to host the coronavirus-hit UFC 249 showdown between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson, with the UFC considering the country as a 'Plan B', according to the nation's MMA chief. Read Full Article at RT.com

ufc 249 - RT
7:09am PDT - April 5th, 2020

‘An old prostitute who wants attention’: Khabib issues withering putdown after Conor McGregor tries to gatecrash Instagram chat

Khabib Nurmagomedov has compared Conor McGregor to “an old prostitute” after the Irishman laid into his Russian nemesis over the cancelation of his UFC 249 showdown with Tony Ferguson. Read Full Article at RT.com

ufc 249 - RT
7:56am PDT - April 3rd, 2020