UFC 258 has missing its co-primary celebration following the rematch concerning Uriah Corridor and Chris Weidman has been scrapped adhering to a good COVID examination.
ESPN has reported that next a optimistic COVID exam for Chris Weidman, his bout from Uriah Hall originally slated for the UFC 258 card on February 13 and is staying specific for the UFC 261 card in April. This now leaves the present-day UFC 258 lineup with 10 fights. The event will be headlined by Kamaru Usman defending his welterweight championship from Gilbert Burns.
Uriah Corridor and Chris Weidman have faced off before. The two competed again in 2010 in the Ring of Combat marketing. Chris Weidman received his hand elevated that night time to supply Hall the initially decline of his experienced profession. Corridor will have to hold out a minimal little bit lengthier to try to actual revenge on Weidman immediately after this postponement. If he is effective in carrying out so, he would have received four consecutive fights and perhaps set himself in two or so fights of a globe title shot.
Chris Weidman is familiar with keeping championship gold. Weidman’s victory around Hall in 2010 received him his 1st belt in the sport when he took home the Ring of Fight middleweight championship. Weidman would of class go on to assert the far more prestigious UFC middleweight championship in just one of the most memorable upsets in UFC heritage when he knocked out Anderson “The Spider” Silva at UFC 162. Weidman is at this time rated #11 in the division, and another victory over Corridor would reposition him within just the top 10.
With this bout now becoming focused for UFC 261, the updated UFC 258 lineup is as follows:
UFC Welterweight Championship Bout: Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns
Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie Rivera
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Ian Heinisch
Maycee Barber vs. Alexa Grasso
Ricky Simon vs. Brian Kelleher
Rodolfo Vieira vs. Anthony Hernandez
Belal Muhammad vs. Dhiego Lima
Gillian Robertson vs. Miranda Maverick
Polyana Viana vs. Mallory Martin
Gabe Green vs. Phil Rowe
What are your views on the existing UFC 258 lineup?