Report: UFC Fighters & AEW Wrestlers Are Staying In The Same Hotel This Week

The UFC returns this weekend with UFC 249, which is going to be headlined by former UFC Interim Lightweight Champion Tony Ferguson and former WSOF Lightweight Champion Justin Gaethje fighting for the vacant UFC Interim Lightweight Title.

All Elite Wrestling also held their first live broadcast of AEW Dynamite in quite awhile last night, which like the upcoming UFC 249 card, is being held in Jacksonville, Florida.

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It appears that the stars from both the UFC and AEW could be mingling a lot this week, because Ariel Helwani of ESPN reports that both are staying in the same hotel in Jacksonville:

There have been a lot of safety precautions taken by the UFC for UFC 249, which includes multiple coronavirus tests for fighters, cornermen and UFC personnel.

AEW has also taken a lot of precautions with the coronavirus pandemic, as AEW President Tony Khan tweeted the following before AEW Dynamite:

While both companies could be sharing the same hotel, both are not sharing the same venues for their events, as UFC 249 is taking place at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena and AEW Dynamite is happening from Daily’s Place.

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