UFC briefs fighters and their teams on new government Covid-19 vaccination policies


UFC Commercial Director Hunter Campbell briefed fighters and their teams on changes to international travel to the U.S. New government Covid-19 vaccination policies primarily indicate that as of November 8 it will be mandatory. presentation of the vaccination card to enter the country.

Campbell explained that foreigners who intend to enter the United States after November 8 must be fully vaccinated with one of the seven vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) and present a negative Covid-19 test performed within. 72 hours after the trip. The policy also applies to those traveling from Canada or Mexico, or arriving by ship.

Just as Dana White, president of the UFC, had already reinforced in the sense that he will never force his fighters to be vaccinated, the commercial director reiterated that the measure belongs to the federal government, and tried to indicate options for those who do or do not want to be vaccinated.

Vaccination will be mandatory for foreign travelers from November 8 – Photo: Istock Getty Images

“To be clear, this is NOT a UFC policy. The UFC does not require you to be vaccinated. We are simply communicating the new guidelines recently announced by the US government (…). This policy goes into effect on November 8, which leaves very little time to make arrangements if you are fighting on a UFC card in November., raised the official.

And closed: “If you decide to travel to the US, before the new policy takes effect, you will need a waiver if you are traveling from one of the restricted countries. Please contact the UFC immigration team (…) so we can make sure you have a valid travel waiver (…). It is not clear at this time what parameters will apply to US citizens or permanent residents (green card holders) who have not been vaccinated.

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