UFC Vegas 24 has taken an additional hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ricardo Ramos, who was scheduled to experience Invoice Algeo in a featherweight bout at the UFC APEX on Saturday night time, has tested optimistic for the viral infection and was eliminated from the card, MMA Battling has acquired. MMAjunkie very first claimed the news.
“The check arrived back again good, sad to say,” Ramos instructed MMA Fighting on Wednesday. “Thank God I’m fantastic and that’s what matters. I have no signs, but there is absolutely nothing we can do.”
The UFC is presently looking for a alternative to facial area Algeo (14-5) this weekend in Las Vegas, sources stated. A former Ring of Combat featherweight champion, “Senor Perfecto” scored his to start with UFC victory this previous November, winning a choice more than Spike Carlyle following a debut reduction to former title contender Ricardo Lamas.
Ramos (14-3) was initially predicted to clash with Zubaira Tukhugov in advance of Algeo stepped in as a replacement. The Brazilian 145-pounder holds an octagon history of 5-2 with important wins over Aiemann Zahabi and Michinori Tanaka, but misplaced to Lerone Murphy in his most current look.
UFC Vegas 24 will air live on ESPN and feature Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum in a 5-round middleweight headliner.