Gilbert Burns pulls out of UFC 251

In mixed martial arts, one of the bigger stars now has COVID-19 forcing him to withdraw from next weekend’s fight card.

MMA Junkie says welterweight contender Gilbert Burns has pulled out of the UFC 251 main event due to a positive test.  He will not face welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, which was scheduled to take place the UFC”s fight island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  Burns has won his past six fights including a win against former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley back in May.

Source: NewsNet | Gilbert Burns pulls out of UFC 251