British fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Leon Edwards will not be able to participate in the duel with the Swede Chechen origin Khamzat by Cemevis. It is reported by journalist Ariel Helvani in his Twitter.

Test 29-year-old Briton for coronavirus was positive. For this reason, he can’t fight by Chimaeva 19 Dec. In the ultimate fighting championship (UFC), according to Helvani, expect opponents to bring in the new year. Thus, the fighter, nicknamed the New Habib remained without a rival in the tournament in December.

on 30 November it was reported that Chimaev ill with the coronavirus. However, this information is not officially confirmed.

the Fight against Edwards was supposed to be for Chimaeva fourth part of the UFC. Prior to that, he set a record of the promotion after three fights in 66 days. In all these matches he won ahead of schedule.

Just on account Chimaeva nine wins in nine matches. Edwards career spent 21 fights, won 18 victories and suffered three defeats.