Late Sunday night’s deadliest mass shooting in the modern US history at the country music festival which left 58 people killed and over 500 injured.
The president of UFC Dana White released a statement by pledging a $1 million to the victim’s families affected by the mass shooting.
UFC president Dana White tells me the organization will donate $1 million to the families of those affected by the tragedy in Las Vegas
— Adam Hill (@AdamHillLVRJ) October 2, 2017
Dan White told ESPN’s:
“At the end of the day, this is our city — we love this place, the first thing when we got up this morning, everybody, personally, got it together and made sure anybody they know or love was OK. Then we came in here and made sure all of our employees are OK.”
UFC confirmed in a statement that UFC 216 main pay per event would continue between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee on October 7, Saturday for the interim lightweight division.
“Our focus right now is on supporting the community and those affected by Sunday evening’s events,” the statement read. “UFC 216 on Saturday, October 7 at T-Mobile Arena will proceed as scheduled until further notice.”