State says UFC 249 cannot be held at Barclays Center in April
"Out of an abundance of caution and in line with recent guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and New York State, the New York State Athletic Commission informed the UFC that UFC 249 cannot be held in NY," the commission said in a statement provided to Newsday.
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UFC 249 in Brooklyn adds Ottman Azaitar vs. Khama Worthy
Both fighters will make their second appearance with the promotion at UFC 249, each coming off an early knockout in their UFC debuts.
Gian Villante vs. Ben Rothwell added to UFC 249
Villante, who became a father on Christmas morning, moves up in weight for the Brooklyn fight.