Rafael dos Anjos says he's out of UFC 254 soon after positive test with regard to coronavirus

UFC 254 is decrease one of its main-card matchups.

Ex - UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos announced Thurs night upon Twitter that they is out of his scheduled fight with Islamic Makhachev because of the positive test to get COVID-19. UFC 254 is set to get July. 24 throughout Abu Dhabi, United Arabic Emirates.

"COVID19 caught everyone huge time and the medical professionals reduce me out, " dos Anjos wrote.

Dos Anjos also wrote the fact that they left his property in California to train in his native South america for this fight on famed Nova Uniao throughout Rio de Janeiro around the effort to "restart" his career. But he's no regrets about his / her decision.

"I came to recover my dream connected with being a success yet again, and that goal had been achieved... none of this specific was inside vain, micron dos Anjos wrote.

On Twitter, Makhachev made it clear they wanted to help stay on the credit that is headlined by way of the close friend and UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, who else will look for unify typically the title against interim success Justin Gaethje. Makhachev named out new ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS signee and former Bellator safe bet Erina Chandler, who might be established to be in Abu Dhabi as a data backup for Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje.

UFC중계 사이트 (29-13) has been supposed to be time for lightweight for this event after dropping four connected with the past five fights with welterweight. Dos Anjos, 35, was the ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS lightweight safe bet in 2015 and 2016.

Makhachev (18-1), a 29-year-old from Dagestan, Russia, has won 6-8 straight.