Miesha Tate tests Positive for covid-19,battle against Ketlen Vieira delayed
Miesha Tate should hang tight until a later date for her standoff against Ketlen Vieira after the previous bantamweight champion tested positive for COVID-19.
Sources near the situation affirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Wednesday following an underlying report from Sherdog.com.
Tate an unfortunate scheduled to conflict with Vieira in the headliner at the UFC Fight Night card on Oct. 16 however presently the matchup is relied upon to be delayed to a later date. There’s no definite timetable for the rescheduled matchup, in spite of the fact that Tate and Vieira are as yet expected to meet in the not so distant future.
It’s a grievous development for Tate, who made her re-visitation of blended hand to hand fighting back in July where she acquired a third-round TKO triumph over Marion Reneau. It was Tate’s first appearance in the UFC following her retirement in 2016.
Following that success, Tate burned through no time booking her next battle against Vieira with that session planned as a five-round headliner.
While all signs are pointing towards a speedy recuperation for Tate, she actually will not have the option to contend on Oct. 16 subsequent to testing positive for COVID-19.
The UFC has made no authority declaration about the change to the card or another headliner that will currently fill the space emptied by Tate versus Vieira being postponed.