Alexander Volkanovski gutted after screening constructive for COVID-19 in the UFC bubble
The UFC 260 co-most important function title battle in between featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega was scrapped soon after the champ analyzed favourable for COVID-19.
With just a week to go till combat time, Volkanovski was understandably upset when he located out about the constructive take a look at outcome.
The battle will be rescheduled for a later on day, leaving UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou as the lone title battle on the card. The Miocic vs. Ngannou rematch was presently the headliner.
It’s not obvious nonetheless when Volkanovski vs. Ortega will be rescheduled, but it is most likely to occur promptly, as long as Volkanovski does not suffer any serious professional medical concerns stemming from the favourable final result.
Not very long following testing beneficial, Volkanovski issued the adhering to assertion on his social media channels:
“So devastated to share that I have analyzed beneficial for COVID-19 and my fight is off and will be rescheduled. I analyzed damaging leaving Australia, negative ahead of moving into the UFC bubble, but my newest take a look at was beneficial.
“We have worked so really hard acquiring ready for this fight and I’m unquestionably gutted this has occurred. We followed just about every policy and procedure to keep on being covid totally free, but it was not meant to be this time. Many thanks to every person in this article in the States for your support since arriving and to everyone back house and all over the environment for your positive messages. To my enthusiasts, I’m particular I’ll be bouncing back stronger than at any time prior to.”
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