Report: Pedro Munhoz Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Off UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige

Next weeks UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige card has taken a big hit because Pedro Munhoz has tested positive for the coronavirus, causing him to be pulled from a co-main event bout against former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar.

Raul Lopez of MMA Fusion first reported the news, while Ariel Helwani of ESPN reports that UFC officials are seeking a replacement opponent for Edgar to fight.

While no statement has been issued at this time by either Munhoz or the UFC, one person in Edgar did comment on the situation through Twitter:

UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige takes place on Wednesday, July 15 from Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi with Calvin Kattar and Dan Ige headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on ESPN.

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