Saturday night’s UFC “Fight Night” has lost another bout, as a positive COVID-19 test on Thiago Moises has removed him from his main card fight against Jalin Turner. News of the change was first reported by Ana Hissa of Combate.
The changed status of the lightweight contest bumps the UFC card down to eight fights in total. It is the seventh reported change to the card, and the third that has been cited due to COVID-19.
Still set for UFC’s main event on Saturday night is a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai. Here’s the card now, which is set to happen at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Main Card (8:00PM EDT / 5:00PM PDT)
Bout 8: Alistair Overeem (46-18) vs. Augusto Sakai (15-1-1) (Heavyweight)
Bout 7: Ovince St. Preux (24-14) vs. Alonzo Menifield (9-1) (Light Heavyweight)
Bout 6: Michel Pereira (23-11) vs. Zelim Imadaev (8-2) (Welterweight)
Bout 5: Brian Kelleher (21-11) vs. Ray Rodriguez (16-6) (Featherweight)
Preliminary Card (6:00PM EDT / 3:00PM PDT)
Bout 4: Montana De La Rosa (11-5) vs. Viviane Araujo (8-2) (Flyweight)
Bout 3: Bartosz Fabinski (15-3) vs. Andre Muniz (19-4) (Middleweight)
Bout 2: Marcos Rogerio de Lima (17-6-1) vs. Alexander Romanov (11-0) (Heavyweight)
Bout 1: Cole Smith (7-1) vs. Hunter Azure (8-1) (Bantamweight)