The coronavirus pandemic has meant that are near world-wide lockdown has been put in place. It has led to endless troubles for businesses and many in sport have seen themselves badly affected. However, improvements are now being made and we are now starting to see a return of events and sport to our screens. This without fans in attendance, but it is a start and many others are likely to now follow.
The UFC were always pushing to be the first to return and pave the way for other sports to follow. This turned out to be the case, as they returned most recently with a number of shows. This included the big UFC 249 show in Florida, which has now been shown to be a major success. Despite no fans in attendance, the event had a huge PPV buy rate and is now fast surpassing many of their previous shows. That is positive news and is likely to help other sports to push for their returns. Since this, the UFC have followed this up with numerous other events and have many others rescheduled in the near future.
Soccer has been another sport pushing for a return in many areas around the world, with Europe at the front of this. Germany have been one of the best in dealing with the pandemic, so it came as no surprise to see them return first with the Bundesliga. This happened over the weekend with many of the top sides in action. This led to many punters looking to get a bet365 bonus code to support the matches, with both Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund both returning with victories. Each are pushing for the title and it now sets up for a fascinating finish to the season.
Other major soccer leagues are now putting markers in place for their return, with both the La Liga and Premier league set for returns in the coming weeks and months. Both are two of the biggest leagues in the world.
Many US sports leagues are also now eyeing their return, such as the MLB, NBA and the NHL. Each are facing troubles with their timetables, with coronavirus testing remaining the main hurdle. All sports are very important for economies and are being pushed to return by the President.
Nascar has been another sport pushing for a return and have confirmed it will resume with seven races in just 10 days.
It is now set to be an exciting period for sports fans.