One of the fights of the tournament UFC 249 was cancelled after test 40-year-old American fighter Ronaldo Souza at Covid-19 was positive.
Today, may 9, Souza preliminary card show in Jacksonville had to fight with his compatriot of Uriah Heep Hall. On the eve of the men held a duel of views on which Souza was wearing a mask and gloves.
In addition, coronavirus disease have identified another two people. They were seconds, and Ronaldo Souza. At the same time, had no symptoms characteristic of the disease.
It is also reported that other participants of the show have passed a negative test, so the UFC 249 still held. In the main fight of the tournament will meet Tony Ferguson and Justin Gati that will compete for the WBC interim champion in the lightweight division.
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