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Rafael dos Anjos says he's out of UFC 254 right after positive test regarding coronavirus
UFC 254 is straight down the main-card matchups.
Past UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos announced Thursday about Twitter that they is out of their scheduled fight with Islamic Makhachev because of the positive test to get COVID-19. UFC 254 is set intended for Oct. 24 around Abu Dhabi, United Arabic Emirates.
"COVID19 caught myself large time and the medical doctors reduce me out, micron dos Anjos wrote.
2 Anjos also wrote the fact that he / she left his house within California to exercise in his local South america for this fight from famed Nova Uniao throughout Rio de janeiro de Janeiro in a great effort to "restart" his career. But he has no regrets about their decision.
"I came to help attempt my dream of being a success yet again, and that goal had been achieved... none of this kind of was inside vain, " dos Anjos wrote.
On Twitter, Makhachev made it clear he wanted to stay on the credit card that may be headlined by their close friend and UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, which will look to unify typically the title against temporary champ Justin Gaethje. Makhachev referred to as out new UFC signee and former Bellator success Eileen Chandler, who is set to be in Abu Dhabi as a back up for Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje.
무료 ufc 중계 (29-13) was initially supposed to be getting back to lightweight for this celebration soon after dropping four of his or her past five fights with welterweight. Dos Anjos, thirty-five, was the ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS lightweight success in 2015 and 2016.
Makhachev (18-1), a 29-year-old from Dagestan, Russia, has won six straight.