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Friday, Jan 29, 2021

Report: Chris Weidman – Uriah Hall Bout Moved

Chris Weidman (photo via UFC / YouTube)

By FCF Staff

It’s being reported that a fight between Uriah Hall and Chris Weidman has been moved from UFC 258, on account of the latter testing positive for COVID-19.

The middleweights were scheduled to fight at the February 13th card. But, ESPN’s Ariel Helwani is reporting that Weidman that the fight’s been postponed, on account of the former champ testing positive for the virus.

The plan is to have the fight take place on April 24 at UFC 261.

Weidman (15-5) is coming off a decision win over Omari Akhmedov in August and has gone 2-3 in his last 5 bouts.

Hall (16-9) stopped Anderson Silva in October and has won three straight.

The location for UFC 261 has yet to be confirmed. But, John Hyon Ko has reported the card could take place in Singapore.

posted by FCF Staff @ 8:33 pm
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