According to the Swedish MMA website Frontkick, Khamzat Chimaev vs Leon Edwards is off again.
The highly anticipated fight between number 3 ranked welterweight Edwards and top prospect Chimaev was initially booked for 19th December in Las Vegas but was cancelled after Edwards tested positive for COVID-19. The fight was rebooked for UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi on January 20th 2021.
It is currently unclear whether a replacement will be found for Edwards on 20th January or the fight will be re-booked for another date.
Khamzat Chimaev is in fact OFF the Jan 20th card.
At this point, it is unclear if the fight will get rebooked for a third time. pic.twitter.com/hReq4AEo8h
— WWW.FRONTKICK.ONLINE (@FrontkickOnline) December 29, 2020