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Dana White Planning For Next UFC Event to Take Place on May 9th

April 15, 2020 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Dana White has postponed UFC events for now, but he’s planning for their return with the next event targeting May 9th. White told ESPN that he is currently planning the card for the event, which would take the date that was originally scheduled for UFC 250 in Sao Paulo.

White did not reveal a location for the event, but said that he has a potential card built that includes Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje for the interim lightweight title. That fight was originally scheduled for UFC 249 before that show was canceled due in large part to pressure from Disney, who owns ESPN. ESPN reports that Ferguson and Gaethje have both agreed to the fight.

The full currently-targeted lineup per white, which is subject to change, is:

* Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje (interim lightweight title bout)
* Henry Cejudo vs. Dominick Cruz (bantamweight title bout)
* Amanda Nunes vs. Felicia Spencer (women’s featherweight title bout)
* Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
* Jeremy Stephens vs. Calvin Kattar
* Donald Cerrone vs. Anthony Pettis
* Greg Hardy vs. Yorgan de Castro
* Alexei Oleinik vs. Fabricio Werdum
* Carla Esparza vs. Michelle Waterson
* Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Uriah Hall
* Vicente Luque vs. Niko Price
* Charles Rosa vs. Bryce Mitchell

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