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Matt Brown out of UFC Vegas 44 due to Covid

The Immortal Matt Brown has confirmed he is out of next weekend’s fight with Bryan Barberena due to Covid.

Matt Brown announces withdrawal

Matt Brown announced he is removed from UFC Vegas 44 due to COVID-19 via his social media after he tested positive for the virus. The 40-year-old veteran Brown, also revealed that he’s symptomatic. Currently, there has been no update on if his scheduled opponent Bryan Barberena will remain on the card or himself be removed.

UFC Vegas 44 will place Saturday, Dec. 4 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and streams on ESPN/ESPN+.

Brown later followed up with a tweet describing his current effects from the Covid.

All of us at Overtime Heroics wish Matt Brown a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing his return to the octagon.


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