Glover Teixeira vs. Thiago Santos Postponed Again After Positive COVID-19 Test

Glover Teixeira vs. Thiago Santos has been postponed thanks to COVID-19 again. 

This fight was originally slated for the UFC on ESPN+ 35 main event on September 12th, but Teixeira tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, the main event had been moved to October 3rd. 

Glover Teixeira vs. Thiago Santos Postponed Again

UFC president Dana White on Tuesday that Santos has also been diagnosed with the disease, which has pushed the bout back further. He didn’t provide a new date for the fight. 

Teixeira is riding a four-fight winning streak including a fifth-round TKO finish of Anthony Smith back in May. 

On the flip side, Santos has been out of action after losing by decision to former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 239.