In the Age of COVID-19: A Seismic Shift in Sports

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Sports Organizations such as the UFC have long catered to live-audiences. With the Outbreak of COVID-19, that may soon change. Last night I watched UFC Fight Night 170 from a friend’s office space. In an otherwise energized atmosphere, the communal workspace was eerily quiet. Before the outbreak of COVID-19, I’d have been glad, relieved to hear the commentary and crowd reactions to an exhilarating bout. Yet, there was none. The UFC has remained one of the few large sports organizations continuing to hold widely watched events in light of the Pandemic outbreak. This is all the more impressive, considering leagues…...

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Mohammed Siddiqui Studied Business and International Relations at Carnegie Mellon. Interested in geopolitics, political economy, technological innovation, markets, international development, and consumer trends. I enjoy investing, working out, and drinking Raspberry Hot Chocolate.

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