Ronaldo Souza out of UFC 249 due to testing positive for coronavirus

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DAWN, FLORIDA – APRIL 27: Ronaldo Souza of Brazil responds throughout his middleweight bout versus Jack Hermansson of Sweden at UFC Battle Night at BB&T Center on April 27, 2019 in Dawn, Florida. (Picture by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is out of UFC 249 bout with Uriah Hall due to testing positive for coronavirus on Friday night.

It appears like UFC 249 going as planned was too good to be true.

According to ESPN, Ronaldo Souza, who was set up to battle Uriah Hall on Saturday, has actually evaluated positive for COVID-19, likewise referred to as thecoronavirus Far, he’s the only fighter or corner to test positive. If off however reports state the rest of the card is still undamaged,

The battle with Hall.

According to the report, Souza got here in Jacksonville and notified the UFC a family member was contaminated and was evaluated and taken into seclusion. The results returned on Friday exposing he was likewise positive however had no signs.

Souza was seen in the congested weigh-in space and once again later taking on with his opponent on Friday early morning however kept a social range.

Here is the stayingcard It’s possible the UFC will bring a battle from the UFC Battle Pass card up, however no word which one.

Main Card (PPV, 10 p.m. ET)

Tony Ferguson vs. Justin GaethjeHenry Cejudo vs. Dominick CruzFrancis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho RozenstruikJeremy Stephens vs. Calvin KattarGreg Hardy vs. Yorgan De Castro

Initial Card (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET)

Anthony Pettis vs. Donald CerroneAleksei Oleinik vs. Fabricio WerdumCarla Esparza vs. Michelle Waterson

Early Initial Card (UFC Battle Pass, 6: 30 p.m. ET)

Vicente Luque vs. Niko PriceBryce Mitchell vs. Charles RosaRyan Spann vs. Sam Alvey

UFC 249 happens on Might 9, 2020, live from the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Follow together with FanSided Mixed Martial Arts for all your UFC news and highlights.

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