A shuffle COVID-19 test has compelled Aiemann Zahabi out of UFC Vegas 17.
Zahabi became scheduled to fight Drako Rodriguez in a bantamweight bout on Saturday at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Nonetheless on Thursday, he launched by scheme of social media his withdrawal from the card.
It’s heartbreaking for me to not be there fight week in Vegas but happily my covid 19 symptoms haven’t been too erroneous up to now. Wishing you all fancy and security finally of this pandemic. pic.twitter.com/g7YSELZYuH
— Aiemann Zahabi (@Aiemannzahabi) December 17, 2020
“For my pre-flight COVID-19 test I ended up getting a shuffle consequence, and I ended up getting sick for a pair of days, so I became not in a pickle to fly out to Las Vegas to compete this Saturday,” Zahabi said in a recorded message.
The 33-one year-aged Canadian wrote in the accompanying caption that his COVID-19 symptoms have not been “too erroneous up to now.”
Per a UFC great, a replacement opponent would per chance even not be available for Rodriguez, leaving UFC Vegas 17 with 13 fights.
Scrutinize the up so far card below:
Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal
Jose Aldo vs. Marlon Vera
Khaos Williams vs. Michel Pereira
Marlon Moraes vs. Take Font
Gillian Robertson vs. Taila Santos
Marcin Tybura vs. Greg Hardy
Anthony Pettis vs. Alex Morono
Sijara Eubanks vs. Pannie Kianzad
Karl Roberson vs. Dalcha Lungiambula
Deron Winn vs. Antonio Arroyo
Tafon Nchukwi vs. Jamie Pickett
Cody Durden vs. Jimmy Flick
Carlton Minus vs. Christos Giagos