Frevola and Quarantillo equally confirmed the news in different posts built on Instagram.
“The UFC has pulled me from my battle owing to just one of my cornerman testing favourable for COVID-19,” Frevola wrote on Instagram. “We did everything achievable to make this struggle happen. They tested me twice and both equally results came back destructive. I also delivered evidence of my optimistic antibodies exam from April 30th but the UFC did not want any legal responsibility or to danger it. Remaining that there is a lack of expertise on the incubation time period and still so a lot of unknowns regarding COVID-19, they decided to pull me because of the constructive examination final result from my teammate and brother, Billy Q.
“He’s been a huge assistance and resource of assist in the course of camp and I have no tough feelings. He is 100 % balanced at the minute and feels fine, so he must be asymptomatic. This is a mad scenario and everything transpires for a purpose. I am on fat and well prepared to the fullest. I was seriously psyched for this combat with Frank and informed him if they obtain him a new opponent for Saturday I will be rooting for him. If not, I’m inclined to rebook this combat ASAP or anytime he wishes. I’m sorry to all people who was excited to check out me combat and supports me together this journey, I genuinely felt the adore.”
Frevola was initially intended to deal with Roosevelt Roberts again in April but that total combat card was inevitably scrapped owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Ironically, Roberts moved onto get a combat versus Brok Weaver at UFC on ESPN 9 and now he’s also scheduled to compete on Saturday evening at UFC on ESPN 11 as perfectly.
As for Quarantillo, he fought on that same UFC on ESPN 9 battle card in which he picked up an spectacular win around Spike Carlyle in a back-and-forth struggle on the key card.
In accordance to Quarantillo, he examined damaging in the course of combat 7 days when he competed in Las Vegas for his personal bout but now his latest COVID-19 check returned positive.
“Heartbroken for my guy Matt Frevola who worked so hard for this battle and now has had two fights cancelled for the reason that of [COVID-19],” Quarantillo wrote on Instagram. “Two weeks ago when I fought in Vegas, I was negative for both checks.
“Since then I’ve had no indications, and if I did I under no circumstances would have gotten on the flight to corner Matt. Even now with out symptoms, I will continue to be harmless and keep absent from everyone right until I’m damaging and the isolation time is over. With any luck , Matt gets taken care of and will get an additional struggle ASAP.”
A similar problem nearly took place at UFC on ESPN 10 when Ian Heinisch was in the beginning pulled from the card when one of his coaches also analyzed beneficial for COVID-19. Yet another test was at some point taken and it turned out to be a untrue-beneficial so Heinisch was authorized to return and compete.
It appears that won’t be the situation for Frevola, however, as he will now have to await for a later on date to make his return to motion.
As of now, the UFC proceeds the search for a substitution to face Camacho on limited recognize with the card using area Saturday evening.