Holding a sports event during the COVID-19 global pandemic is clearly a work in progress. Commentators Joe Rogan, Jon Anik, and Daniel Cormier called the fights from different locations around the cage, but got together pre-fight. Rogan was supposed to conduct interviews from six feet away, but didn't. Daniel Cormier explained why.
“They were going to make me do them from like two yards away,” he said. “We’re all clean. Everyone’s been tested, but they were going to make me do interviews from 50 feet away. I’m like, ‘I can’t, I want to see them, look into their eyes.’”
UFC president Dana White was asked about it at the post-fight press conference
“Yeah, obviously the whole social distancing thing and keeping people away from each other and everything ... everybody here was tested,” said White. “The people that are still here, we know are negative. I don’t know. You know? We’re just trying ... like I was saying earlier, we’re still figuring this whole thing out. This was the first one, it was a success. Wednesday will be better. Saturday will be better and so on and so forth.”