The Octagon remains in Nevada this evening for UFC Vegas 13, a combat card headlined by Thiago Santos having on Glover Teixeira.
Tonight’s fight card was slated to feature a overall of eleven contests. However, information not long ago broke that a single of individuals slated bouts has been cancelled.
Brendan Allen was anticipated to sq. off with Ian Heinisch in a middleweight bout on tonight’s key card. Regretably, Heinisch has analyzed good for the dreaded Coronavirus and hence is no extended equipped to contend this evening.
Allen (15-3 MMA) took to Twitter the place he shared the disappointing information:
NO Battle TONIGHT! Opponent tested positive for covid so performing on finding a little something else for future 12 months. Many thanks to all people who helped me for this just one, tremendous bummed suitable now and just want to get dwelling https://t.co/dNGzRn6grt
— Brendan Allen (@BrendanAllenMMA) November 7, 2020
“NO Fight TONIGHT! Opponent tested good for covid so performing on acquiring one thing else for following year. Many thanks to every person who served me for this 1, tremendous bummed correct now and just want to get household.”
Brendan Allen and Ian Heinisch were being envisioned to serve as the second contest of tonight’s UFC Vegas 13 principal card.
A featherweight bout among Darren Elkins and Luiz Eduardo Garagorri is rumored to get that placement at tonight’s party.
Tonight’s UFC Vegas 13 party is headlined by a critical light heavyweight bout showcasing former division title challengers Thiago Santos and Glover Teixeira.
Santos (21-7 MMA) will be returning to action for the initial time since UFC 239 in July of 2019, where he experienced a break up-selection setback in his effort to dethrone Jon Jones of the promotions light heavyweight title. Prior to the setback, which remaining ‘Marreta’ needing knee surgery, the Brazilian was riding a 4-fight winning streak. In the course of that outstanding run Thiago Santos picked up a TKO victory more than reigning mild heavyweight winner Jan Blachowicz.
In the meantime, Glover Teixeira (31-7 MMA) will enter tonight’s UFC Vegas 13 function searching to make off the momentum from his TKO victory above Anthony Smith in Might. The former gentle heavyweight title challenger, Teixeira, has gained 4 fights in a row forward of tonight’s extremely expected occasion headliner.
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This article first appeared on BJPENN.com November 7, 2020