Combate says it will implement extensive health and safety protocols for its return. The promotion’s staffers will undergo COVID-19 testing in Los Angeles before traveling to Miami, where its fighters will be tested for COVID-19 and antibodies by a physician.
Combate is the latest promotion to announce its plan to return behind the UFC, which held a fan-free show in Brazil in early March and then took eight weeks off.
The UFC returned May 9 in Florida. Its eighth event since its restart is scheduled for Saturday night in Las Vegas, followed by four events next month in Abu Dhabi.
Invicta FC is scheduled to return with a full show July 2 in Kansas City. The Bellator and One Championship promotions still haven’t set a date to return to major MMA competition, although Asia-based One held two events in Shanghai last weekend featuring kickboxing fights and minor MMA bouts.
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