UFC, the developer of MMA largest in the world, caused controversy by trying to maintain its activity during the pandemic of coronavirus. Contrary to other sports that have had to cancel or postpone events, the UFC has already confirmed his return for the 9 may, in addition to two shows over the next week.
However, the president of the UFC, Dana White, has undertaken a project to raise funds to combat the COVID-19 and this will be with the help of a movie star, Oscar winner Halle Berry.
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The plan is to make a contest in which the winner will have the unique opportunity to become a ‘booker’ of the UFC, that is to say, will be able to schedule a fight between the fighters of your choice. In addition, the prize includes a trip twice to Las Vegas, three nights in a four star hotel, a private tour to the UFC Performance Institute in which you will be able to train with the former light heavyweight Forrest Griffin and the current champion of fly-weight, Valentina Shevchenko.
In addition, the winner will be able to know and attend an event UFC with Halle Barry. The Hollywood actress has become a character very active in the world of MMA, as part of their preparation for the shooting of the film ‘Bruised’. This led Berry is a very close friend of Shevchenko and other fighters.
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“This is the biggest prize that we have offered. The winner will be able to sit in on the meetings to put together fights, you can be on the stage during the weigh-in, dine in Halle Berry, sit down with her at a show. She is one of the sweetest people in the world and a big fan of the MMA,” said Dana White.
The contest consists in making donations of 10, 25, 50 or 100 dollars, and among the contributors there will be a draw. The proceeds will go directly to the foundations, Feeding America, Meals On Wheels, World Central Kitchen and No Kid Hungry.