Cynthia Calvillo has tested positive for COVID-19, which means she’s out of UFC 254.
She was scheduled to face the #4 ranked Lauren Murphy on the card. MMA reporter for theScore, Nick Baldwin, reported the news.
The UFC 254 pay-per-view event is set to take place on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from the Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi aka Fight Island.
Main Card (PPV, 2 p.m. ET)
Lightweight title bout: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje
Middleweight bout: Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier
Heavyweight bout: Alexander Volkov vs. Walt Harris
Women’s flyweight bout: Liliya Shakirova vs. Lauren Murphy
Light heavyweight bout: Magomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cutelaba
Preliminary Card (ESPN/ESPN+, 12 p.m. ET)
Heavyweight bout: Stefan Struve vs. Tai Tuivasa
Middleweight bout: Jacob Malkoun vs. Phil Hawes
Welterweight bout: Alex Oliveira vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov
Light heavyweight bout: Da-un Jung vs. Sam Alvey
Preliminary Card (ESPN2/ESPN+, 10:15 a.m. ET)
Catchweight bout: Umar Nurmagomedov vs. Sergey Morozof
Bantamweight bout: Liana Jojua vs. Miranda Maverick
Women’s flyweight bout: Nathaniel Wood vs. Casey Kenney
Lightweight bout: Joel Alvarez vs. Alexander Yakovlev