Add another MMA promotion can be added to the list of those affected by the coronavirus as this weekends KSW 53 event has been canceled.
The promotion issued the following statement on the matter (translated via Google Translate):
WARNING! IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE KSW 53 GALA
KSW Federation always cares about the highest security standards. That is why today we have decided, based on the authorities' recommendations, that KSW 53 will not take place in the form planned so far. The KSW Federation will inform tomorrow about any further fate of the event until 15:00. Funds for tickets purchased online in the ebilet.pl system will be refunded in accordance with the payment method chosen by you during the purchase (the refund will be "as paid"). You will receive confirmation of the transfer of funds for refund in the near future by email. If the tickets were purchased stationary, please bring the ticket and receipt to the place of purchase.
KSW 53 was set to feature Robert Soldic defending the welterweight title against Marius Zaromskis in the main event, plus other luminaries such as Denis Stojnic, Michal Materla, Edimilson Souza and others were set for action on the card.
Other MMA promotions have been infected by the coronavirus as well, as One Championship has postponed events as well as held an empty arena card, while Combate Americas has postponed several events in favor of running studio cards.