Cancelled or postponed events
The UFC had a number of high-octane fight cards lined up for the month of March and April. However, most unfortunate global outbreak of the coronavirus disease forced the promotion to cancel some of its events or postpone the rest for a later date. Given below is a list of all the UFC events that were either cancelled or postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic:
|Event name||Original date||Original Venue||Rescheduled date and venue|
|UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Harris||April 11, 2020||Moda Center, Portland||Yet to be announced|
|UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. Rozenstruik||March 28, 2020||Nationwide Arena, Colombus||Yet to be announced|
|UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Edwards||March 21, 2020||O2 Arena, London||Yet to be announced|
Scheduled events - UFC 249 (April 18)
Even though most of the UFC events scheduled for the month of March have been postponed or cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic, the most highly awaited awaited pay-per-view of 2020, UFC 249 is scheduled to go down on April 18.
Since reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has decided to pull out of the main event against Tony Ferguson, it is now being reported that another top lightweight contender Justin Gaethje will step up on short notice to compete in the main event against Ferguson.