Lazzez tests positive for COVID-19

 

Mounir Lazzez has been forced out of what would have been his second UFC fight due to testing positive for COVID-19.

Lazzez (10-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) was scheduled to face David Zawada (17-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at UFC on ESPN+ 38 on Oct. 17 at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, but the Dubai-based Tunisian has been hit with the coronavirus.

The latest UFC on ESPN+ 38 lineup includes:
Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung Ante Delija vs. Ciryl Gane Modestas Bukauskas vs. Jimmy Crute Said Nurmagomedov vs. Mark Striegl Krzysztof Jotko vs. Makhmud Muradov Jessica Andrade vs. Katlyn Chookagian David Zawada vs. opponent TBA Jun Yong Park vs. John Phillips Jamie Mullarkey vs. Fares Ziam Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Maxim Grishin Poliana Botelho vs. Gillian Robertson Mateusz Gamrot vs. Magomed Mustafaev James Krause vs. Claudio Silva

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