UFC featherweight Shane Younger has been pulled from his struggle with Omar Morales at subsequent weekend’s UFC 260 card resulting from COVID-19 protocols.
Younger vs. Morales would have been an incredible struggle between two males who seemingly would have stood and traded for the followers’ delight, however the struggle has been scratched from UFC 260. On Saturday night time, it was revealed that UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski was pulled from his upcoming title struggle in opposition to Brian Ortega at UFC 260 after testing constructive for COVID-19. As well as, light-weight Brad Riddell noticed his struggle with Gregor Gillespie canceled for UFC Vegas 22 due to his closeness to Volkanovski. It seems now that Younger, one other Metropolis Kickboxing fighter, was affected by COVID-19 protocols.
C. Contreras Legaspi first reported the information that Younger vs. Morales was off the UFC 260 card. A supply confirmed to BJPenn.com that Younger was certainly faraway from the cardboard and that the UFC is now on the lookout for a alternative opponent to step in on quick discover.
Following cancellation of Brad Ridell and Alexander Volkanovski fights, additionally Shane Younger is out of the Omar Morales bout for #UFC260, promotion on the lookout for a alternative.
The Younger vs. Morales struggle was going to be a great one, so it’s disappointing that it’s off the cardboard. Along with the Volkaovski, Riddell, and now Morales fights all being canceled, there have been some whispers on social media that light-weight Jamie Mullarkey may be susceptible to being pulled, although that’s not confirmed but. Mullarkey, who takes on Khama Worthy at UFC 260, has been doing a little coaching with Metropolis Kickboxing fighters, so it’s potential he might even have been uncovered to COVID-19. Hopefully, that’s not the case and the Mullarkey vs. Worthy struggle can keep on the cardboard, however it’s value mentioning both manner.
Who do you wish to see substitute Shane Younger in opposition to Omar Morales at UFC 260?
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