Cody Garbrandt Suffering From "Blood Clots" And "Pneumonia"

Cody Garbrandt was supposed to challenge Deiveson Figueiredo for the UFC flyweight title at UFC 255, but the fighter would be pulled from the bout and replaced by Alex Perez.

Garbrandt, who is a former bantamweight champion, has taken to Instagram Stories to reveal the plethora of medical problems he has had since testing positive for COVID-19 this past August:

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"I was positive for COVID [on] August 29th. Since then, I have been battling vertigo, tore my vein in my bicep — which resulted in finding out I have blood clots — pneumonia and mental fog. These are the symptoms I've had and been dealing with and this is the reason I pulled out of the fight. I haven't done any media, but I'd like to address it on my own terms."

The fighter last competed in the co-main event of UFC 250 and there is no word at this time as to when Garbrandt could be fighting again.

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