Positive COVID-19 Test Takes Curtis Blaydes Out of Saturday’s UFC Main Event Against Derrick Lewis

Saturday’s UFC card has lots the main event, as a positive COVID-19 test has removed Curtis Blaydes from his five-round fight against Derrick Lewis. Ariel Helwani of ESPN was the first to report the news.

The fight was scheduled to headline a “Fight Night” card from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The show will now proceed with 10 fights in total.

Per Helwani, UFC will look to move the fight between Blaydes and Lewis to December.

Here’s the updated card without the previously scheduled main event.

Bout 10: Devin Clark (12-4) vs. Anthony Smith (33-16) (Light Heavyweight)

Bout 9: Josh Parisian (13-3) vs. Parker Porter (10-6) (Heavyweight)

Bout 8: Miguel Baeza (9-0) vs. Takashi Sato (16-3) (Welterweight)

Bout 7: Bill Algeo (13-5) vs. Spike Carlyle (9-2) (Featherweight)

Bout 6: Ashlee Evans-Smith (6-4) vs. Norma Dumont (4-1) (Bantamweight)

Bout 5: Martin Day (8-4) vs. Anderson Dos Santos (20-8) (Bantamweight)

Bout 4: Rachael Ostovich (4-5) vs. Gina Mazany (6-4) (Bantamweight)

Bout 3: Kai Kamaka III (8-2) vs. Jonathan Pearce (9-4) (Featherweight)

Bout 2: Su Mudaerji (12-4) vs. Malcolm Gordon (12-4) (Flyweight)

Bout 1: Nate Maness (12-1) vs. Luke Sanders (13-3) (Bantamweight)

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