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Report: UFC 249, Other Upcoming Events to be Held at Tachi...

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will reportedly be heading to tribal land for its upcoming UFC 249 pay-per-view event.According to the New York Times, the Las Vegas-based promotion will hold the April 18 card at the Tachi Palace Casino Resort in Leemore, Calif. The venue was initially reported by Sherdog.com founder and veteran MMA journalist Jeff Sherwood. Tachi Palace Casino is located on land belonging to the Tachi-Yokut Tribe, which means that the UFC will not be subject to the state government mandated stay-at-home order due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It also allows the promotion to circumvent the California State Athletic Commission’s ban on combat sports events that runs through May. Tachi Palace Casino closed on March 20.“The commission echoes