Drakkar Klose vs. Luis Pena Scrapped From UFC Vegas 19 Due To COVID-19

A highly anticipated lightweight clash between Luis Pena and Drakkar Klose has been scrapped from UFC Vegas 19.

Pena took to Twitter and announced the same-day cancellation. One of Klose's cornermen tested positive for COVID-19, according to "Violent Bob Ross". Klose also told Fightful that the scheduled bout is cancelled, confirming that somebody in his corner tested positive.

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UFC Vegas 19 takes place from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, February 20. The ESPN+ card is headlined by heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis. Keep up with Fightful for all your fight night coverage.

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