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.
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:
Sorry to hear you had a positive test @PedroMunhozmma wish you a speedy recovery let know as soon as you’re ready to scrap, I’ll be waiting.— Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) July 7, 2020
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.