UFC Vegas 22 co-main occasion pulled after Jamahal Hill exams optimistic for COVID-19
The UFC Vegas 22 struggle card is in quest of a brand new co-main occasion after the sunshine heavyweight tilt between no. 14 ranked Paul Craig and no. 15 ranked Jamahal Hill was pulled on account of Hill testing optimistic for COVID-19.
Hill introduced that he examined optimistic on Twitter. Regardless of his an infection, he’s sustaining an optimistic outlook and hopes to struggle Craig as soon as he’s medically cleared.
Craig additionally made a social media put up concerning the struggle being pulled from the cardboard.
Craig is coming off a two-fight profitable streak, most just lately ending former UFC gentle heavyweight champion and MMA legend Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 255.
Craig additionally holds notable submission victories over Kennedy Nzechukwu and lightweight heavyweight contender Magomed Ankalaev, who just lately got here off a formidable resolution victory over UFC veteran Nikita Krylov.
Hill, who remains to be undefeated at 8-0, is coming off a formidable win over former UFC gentle heavyweight title challenger and division staple Ovince Saint Preux.
Since their bulletins on social media, the 2 gentle heavyweight contenders have traded playful barbs forwards and backwards.
Whereas Craig says he’s “gutted” concerning the struggle being pulled, the “Bearjew” acknowledged the sunshine heavyweight bout has been postponed for a later date.
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