Saturday night’s UFC “Fight Night” card has lost a bout, as Brendan Allen and Ian Heinisch, per the Instagram page of Allen. The show was knocked down to 10 bouts in total following the departure of the middleweight fight.
Both fighters made weight for their fight on Friday. The bout was scheduled to take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
“Opponent tested positive for covid so working on getting something else for next year,” said Allen via Instagram.
A fight between Giga Chikadze and Jamey Simmons has since been bumped up to the main card lineup, per the “FightCenter” on ESPN.
The preliminary card has been bumped ahead by 30 minutes, now scheduled to happen at 7:30PM EST (4:30PM PST).