Positive COVID-19 test rules Aldana out.
Irene Aldana has had an unfortunate COVID-19 test result, testing positive for the virus. This has caused the UFC to postpone the fight scheduled for Aug. 1.
Irene Aldana announced the positive test on her Instagram shortly after Dana White announced the fight being postponed. Speaking on her Instagram, Aldana spoke of her training camp being in total isolation. After coming down with symptoms, her tests came back positive. After getting through a difficult first few days, Aldana says she is recovering and is much better.
Edmen Shahbazyan vs Derek Brunson to Headline
Edmen Shahbazyan will get his chance to show off his skills in his first main event, facing off against UFC veteran Derek Brunson. Shahbazyan, a prodigy managed by Ronda Rousey, has set the Middleweight division alight so far and facing solid Wrestler and hectic striker Derek Brunson will be his chance to show he’s legit.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds, due to the short-notice bump up the card.
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