COVID-19 claims a different UFC Fight Island 7 bout
The coronavirus caused illness COVID-19 has claimed a further casualty from the UFC Struggle Island 7 fight card slated for Jan. 16 in Abu Dhabi.
Anthony Hernandez was slated to encounter Rodolfo Vieira at UFC Struggle Island 7. The bout was canceled right after Hernandez analyzed beneficial for COVID-19.
The combat has currently been rescheduled for UFC 258 on Feb. 13, according to Hernandez, who posted information of the cancellation on his Instagram feed.
UFC Combat Island 7 options a featherweight bout concerning former winner Max Holloway and increasing contender Calvin Kattar.
This is the 2nd COVID-19 hit that the UFC Battle Island 7 line-up has taken more than the past pair of times. A bantamweight bout concerning Brian Kelleher and Ricky Simon was nixed for the 2nd time after Kelleher tested optimistic for COVID-19 to start out off the new calendar year.