UFC women’s bantamweight Irene Aldana is the most recent fighter to take a look at favourable for COVID-19.
Aldana was scheduled to just take on former women’s 135-pound winner Holly Holm on Aug. 1. This was to be Aldana’s huge prospect at a coming out party in which a win would’ve probably led to a title option. In its place, she will have to wait around a bit longer owing to a good COVID-19 exam.
Irene Aldana Reveals Beneficial COVID-19 Take a look at
Aldana took to her Instagram account to difficulty a statement on her beneficial COVID-19 check (by using Google Translate).
“We are heading by way of a incredibly intricate planet situation, and my state is not the exception. I’m still in restoration. The 1st times were being sophisticated in terms of indicators, but I’m considerably better. You know my professionalism and my fascination in a motivation of this measurement. My enthusiasm and preparing is and will be total.”
The new key event for the planned Aug. 1 UFC function will feature a middleweight clash concerning Edmen Shahbazyan and Derek Brunson. Holm’s supervisor Lenny Fresquez advised MMAFighting that the bout could be rescheduled as late as Oct.
Aldana has received two straight bouts. She has gone 5-1 in her final six outings. Aldana has overwhelmed the likes of Ketlen Vieira, Vanessa Melo, and Bethe Correia. She is the number 6-rated UFC women’s bantamweight, whilst Holm sits at the variety two spot.
With Aldana’s positive coronavirus check and “champ-champ” Amanda Nunes mulling retirement, the UFC women’s bantamweight title photo appears to be like murky. When you appear at the major 3 fighters in the division, Nunes has overwhelmed two of them whilst the number three-rated Aspen Ladd is recovering from a torn ACL and MCL.
MMA Information will continue to keep you up to speed on Irene Aldana’s health position as time progresses as effectively as any facts on when her fight with Holly Holm will be rescheduled.