The upcoming Core Sports Fight Night event that was scheduled for Jacksonville, Florida on September 18 will now take place in Dubai.
In a statement, Core Sports said: “Due to concerns over the rising cases of COVID-19 sweeping the United States, it is with great sadness that we at CoreSports have to announce a change of location for Worlds Ultimate Strongman & Woman & Core Sports Fight Night.
“The health and safety of our athletes, team, fans and their respective families is our top priority and at the forefront of all our decisions made during these unprecedented and rapidly evolving times.
“Sticking to our ‘show must go on’ ethos, the decision has been made to go ahead with both events as originally scheduled on the 17th and 18th September with the new location being the United Arab Emirates along with a wider global digital and TV broadcast. The new arena and ticketing information will be announced over the coming days.
“All ticket buyers for the live event in Jacksonville will be refunded in full. – To watch Coresports Fight Night you may still purchase the PPV from www.coresports.world at the new price of $9.99
“To Watch Worlds Ultimate Strongman & Woman, tune into Coresports.world OR Rogue Fitness YouTube Channel. It’s absolutely free. You can also tune into ESPN2 on Friday, Sep 17th at 10pm EST
“We sincerely apologise to our fans for any inconvenience caused and kindly ask for your understanding and support. This was not the intended plan.
“We’d like to extend our sincerest gratitude to the city of Jacksonville, The VyStar Veterans Arena, Mayor and all those who have supported us and made us feel welcome! We look forward to bringing another show to Jacksonville in the future.”
(Kristian von Sponneck)
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