Kevin Lee has no problem fighting in an empty arena: ‘Let’s not panic too crazy’

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    Earlier today it was reported that this Saturday’s highly anticipated UFC Fight Night event at Ginásio Nilson Nelson Arena in Brasília would be held in an empty arena due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus.

    The UFC was also forced to cancel Ultimate Media Day on Thursday.

    “Due to consideration of the government’s decree yesterday, Ultimate Media Day has been cancelled. Content featuring the athletes scheduled to fight in Saturday’s event will be captured and shared with credentialed media members in advance of the event,” the UFC released in a statement on Thursday.

    UFC Fight Night 170 headliner Kevin Lee…


    Kevin Lee has no problem ‘fighting in an empty arena’ at UFC Brasilia: ‘Let’s not panic too crazy’
     
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    No shit, Kevin.

    You still get paid the same and you don't have to listen to 'uh vai morrer' from 15,000 screaming Brazilians.
     
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    It’s going to be weird watching the fights without crowds.
     
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    Not only that, I read he technically missed the weigh-in window. But they're still letting him fight. But I think Oliveira has missed in the past too, so it's nice that they're still fighting.
     
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    Just when I think I can’t like Lee any less. Thanks Kevin!
     
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    I look forward to it; gon be interesting
     
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    I was thinking if Khabib vs Tony takes place in an empty stadium, we'll be able to hear Khabib's in fight shit talking very clearly.
     
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    I bet UFC 249 gets postponed. UFC is going ahead with events now, but shit's gonna be much different in a couple weeks IMO. Bet they're going to be forced to postpone events.
     
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    But wouldn't that put the fight off until October due to Khabib's fasting for religious purposes?
     
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    wonder if they still do that if there's a case in the country

    shouldn't ramadan be on hold? you fast in a time like this, your immune system is gonna suffer
     
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    Solid point and logic, but something tells me their importance of religion and tradition would damn low immune systems.
     
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    I don't think that is true.

    Fasting can bolster immune system and they can still eat daily
     
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    true.. if they can eat at the end of the day, it's same as intermittent fasting. they'll be healthier

    obesity is one of the worse symptoms for Coronavirus
     
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    I don't know about all of that, but I just don't see the UFC having events in April or May...possibly even longer. Our number of cases and deaths look low right now because we're not testing nearly as many people as we should be. Who knows how many thousands of people are walking around with this shit, that we're not aware of. Hell, I'm afraid that I could have been around people that had it this week in Atlanta. When the testing begins, I think the shit is really gonna hit there fan here, and we're still a couple of weeks away from testing really beginning here.
     
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    I also read a study that said that your body starts producing xtra stem cells after a 7 day water only fast...not that it relates to khabib and Ramadan in any way...just interesting
     
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    I watched the latest ONE event a couple of weeks back which also had no crowd. The Asian crowds tend to be quiet in general but it wasn't that noticeable outside of the few mentionings of closed doors during the broadcast.
     
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    LOL at UFC ignoring the pandemic.
     
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    Dana gives no fucks.
     
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