So every reporter that talked to UFC President Dana White in the lead-up to the revamped UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje fight card wanted to know one thing: Will the fighters be tested for COVID-19?
White may have been evasive when asked about it, other than to say that the UFC would go above and beyond to ensure everyone’s health and safety at UFC 249, yes, in fact, the fighters are being tested for the virus that has swept the globe.
Don’t believe us? Well, Tony Ferguson made sure the world knew that he was tested upon arrival at UFC 249 in Jacksonville, Fla., for this weekend’s fight with Justin Gaethje. Just check out this video of a swab being shoved up his nostril…
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