With the next three previously scheduled UFC events postponed, one massive event hangs delicately in the balance. UFC 249, headlined by one of the most anticipated fight in the company’s history with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov taking on former interim titleholder Tony Ferguson, is still scheduled to proceed as things currently stand, but nothing is certain amid the current rapidly growing coronavirus pandemic. UFC president Dana White has assured fans that the fight will take place regardless, even outside the U.S. if necessary, but what does that mean for the rest of the card? Welterweight contender Belal Muhammad (16-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC), who takes on Lyman Good (21-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) on the April 18 card, is hopeful that his fight, and the event as a whole, end up happening. “I’m staying optimistic; if there’s anyone that can get it done, it’s Dana,” Muhammad told MMA Junkie. “I feel like they were close to making every event happen, it just wasn’t enough time, so I’m hoping that these next four weeks will be dedicated to figuring out UFC 249. I’m also praying that a vaccine will happen in the next couple weeks. Who knows? Anything’s possible.” The UFC fought to


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