LFA 85 is down a person fight due to a beneficial COVID-19 test.
A promotion formal on Friday informed MMA Fighting that lightweight Chris Brown was dominated out of his battle versus Ignacio Bahamondes when he examined favourable for the virus. The bout was scrapped from the card, which can take location tonight at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D., and streams are living on UFC Fight Move.
Brown’s supervisor, Rick Guerrero of Mata Leon Sporting activities Administration, verified the optimistic check and introduced a statement on Brown’s elimination.
“We are grateful that this was detected and contained by event officers,” Guerrero mentioned. “Chris is asymptomatic and is subsequent all of the rules set in place by the professional medical group. We hope to get him back again in the LFA Octagon soon.”
In advance of announcing a quartet of July situations, LFA and Sanford Pentagon enacted strict well being protocols overseen by community overall health care service provider Sanford Health that included COVID-19 screening, social distancing and quarantine protocols to protect against the spread of the virus.
All of the remaining fighters analyzed damaging for COVID-19, according to a push launch from the advertising.
LFA 85 is headlined by a strawweight title bout in between Sam Hughes and Vanessa Demopoulos.