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Report: Blaydes-Lewis off after positive COVID-19 test

Field Level Media
28 Nov 2020, 03:55 GMT+10

Saturday's UFC Vegas 15 main event between heavyweights Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis was canceled after Blaydes tested positive for COVID-19, ESPN reported Friday.

The fight was scheduled for 10 p.m. ET at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas.

Blaydes (14-2) is No. 2 in the UFC heavyweight rankings and Lewis (24-7) is No. 4.

The light heavyweight bout between Anthony Smith and Devin Clark likely will be promoted to the main event.

--Field Level Media

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