Mounir Lazzez Has Been Pulled From UFC FIGHT ISLAND 6 Due To The Coronavirus

Mounir Lazzez Has Been Pulled From UFC FIGHT ISLAND 6 Due To The Coronavirus

The coronavirus has forced another fighter to pull out of a bout as Mounir Lazzez will no longer take on David Zawada at UFC Fight Island 6. Find out whether Zawada will remain on the upcoming fight night show.

COVID-19 strikes again.

This time, Mounir Lazzez has been pulled from his fight against David Zawada at UFC Fight Island 6 due to testing positive for the coronavirus. MMA Junkie first confirmed the news. Zawada is expected to remain on the card as officials are searching for a new opponent, though there’s no word on who the potential replacement could be.

Lazzez was looking to extend his three-fight winning streak following his wins over Abdul Razak Alhassan (via unanimous decision at UFC on ESPN 13), Sasha Palatnikov (via TKO at ADW - UAE Warriors 8) and Arber Murati (via TKO at Probellum MMA).

Check out the updated line-up for UFC Fight Island 6:

UFC Fight Night Main Card, Prelims on ESPN+:

Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung

Volkan Oezdemir vs. Nikita Krylov

Krzysztof Jotko vs. Makhmud Muradov

Jessica Andrade vs. Katlyn Chookagian

Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Ciryl Gane

Poliana Botelho vs. Gillian Robertson

Modestas Bukauskas vs. Jimmy Crute

Renato Moicano vs. Magomed Mustafaev

Muslim Salikhov vs. Claudio Silva

Yong Jin Park vs. John Phillips

Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Maxim Grishin

Said Nurmagomedov vs. Mark Striegl

David Zawada vs. ???

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