There have been no fans in attendance for UFC shows ever since the promotion started running events again during the coronavirus pandemic, starting with UFC 249, but that will change, albeit in a small way, at UFC 254.
Brett Okamoto of ESPN reveals that a small number of invitees will be allowed to attend this weekend's card.
Update on UFC 254: No fans, unfortunately. A plan that would have allowed additional fans in the building and put tickets on sale was not approved in time. There will be a small handful of invitees, but atmosphere will essentially be the same as every other event, I'm told.— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) October 18, 2020
No word has been given yet as to the exact amount of people that will be in attendance, but the number will be a small one. There is also no word yet if the invitees will be tested for COVID-19 before attending the event.