For the third time, Khamzat Chimaev Vs Leon Edwards was called off. earlier this week.
UFC president Dana White told ESPN on Thursday that Chimaev was forced to withdraw from the bout due to lingering physical effects caused by COVID-19.
Chimaev Manager Majdi Shammas in a video released by Front Kick explains how Chimaev was taken to hospital and thought he was going to die.
Shammas said “He can’t train, His friends called me, ‘Hey, Khamzat can’t even speak.’ His fever is so high, his headache is so much, muscle pain and everything. Then an ambulance came and got him to the hospital. Even when he was in the hospital, he called me, when he called me he thought he was going to die. It was really bad.”