UFC 266 has misplaced two fights inside 24 hours with lower than three days to go. Manon Fiorot and Mayra Bueno Silva had been scheduled to conflict in a ladies’s flyweight bout on Saturday night time. Nonetheless, the bout was canceled Wednesday after Fiorot and her group examined optimistic for COVID-19.
MMA Junkie confirmed the cancelation of the UFC 266 bout with an nameless supply after it was initially reported by ESPN Deportes. The supply additionally revealed that the bout stays intact and has been rescheduled for the UFC Battle Evening on October 16 in Las Vegas.
Manon Fiorot has received seven straight fights since dropping her skilled debut in opposition to Leah McCourt. Fiorot has had a fantastic UFC profession up to now with back-to-back second spherical knockouts in her two outings.
In the meantime, Mayra Bueno Silva has a win, loss and attract her three UFC fights. In her most up-to-date outing, Silva fought Montana De La Rosa to a attract February.
UFC 266 misplaced a second matchup
Karl Roberson was scheduled to face Nick Maximov in a middleweight bout on the UFC 266 early prelims. Nonetheless, the UFC introduced on Wednesday that Roberson has been faraway from the matchup because of sickness.
Karl Roberson additionally up to date followers about the identical on his social media. Roberson hinted that the medical issues might have stemmed from a nasty weight lower. In accordance with Roberson, his physique was broken by incorrect weight cuts early in his profession. Warning fellow fighters of the identical destiny, Karl Roberson mentioned on his Instagram:
“These weight cuts actually do not agree with me anymore. I am fairly certain I f***ed my physique up. Reduce them fallacious early in my profession. So for all you f***ers who suppose this shit will not meet up with me, concentrate as a result of it’s going to. However guys keep in good spirits trigger that is the game, it comes with it. Shoutout to the UFC for taking good care of me like at all times.”
Check out Karl Roberson’s Instagram message:
Dana White’s Contender Collection alum Cody Brundage has stepped in on brief discover to interchange Karl Roberson on the UFC 266 early prelims.