The mixed martial arts tournament UFC Fight Night 173 is being held in Las Vegas on the night of August 2. The fight between Trevin Giles and Kevin Holland in the main card has been canceled, MMA Fighting reports. Before entering the octagon, Giles lost consciousness.
Earlier, due to the coronavirus, the fight between Ed Herman and Gerald Mearshert was canceled.
The main event of the tournament will be the fight between Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan. Following the weigh-in, Brunson outweighed Shahbazyan – 84.3 kg versus 84.1 kg. Joanne Calderwood and Jennifer Maya will meet in the main battle.
Even before the tournament, the fight between former UFC champion Holly Holm and Mexican Irene Aldana, which was supposed to become the main event of UFC Fight Night 173, was canceled due to Irene’s coronavirus.