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UFC President Dana White insists the promotion will soldier on in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, despite this weekend’s tattered fight card and a future of combat sports uncertainty in Las Vegas and beyond.

The show must go on, and all that crap.

But not even White can defy an edict handed down from the United States government, despite his buddy-buddy relationship with president Donald Trump, and now the oddsmakers have released betting lines for the future of UFC.

Will the U.S. Government force UFC to cancel events by June 30th?

Yes: EVEN (1/1)
No: -140 (5/7)

Will UFC 249 occur on April 18 in Brooklyn?

Yes: +160 (8/5)
No: -225 (4/9)

Odds courtesy of BetOnline.

I think most fans could deal with losing another “Fight Night” event but would have serious heartbreak for the loss of UFC 249. That’s where Khabib Nurmagomedov is expected to defend his lightweight title against longtime rival Tony Ferguson.

A fight that appears to be cursed, with or without Bellator MMA.

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