It has been reported that Gilbert Burns is out of the main event of UFC 251. Burns was slated to fight Kamaru Usman for the welterweight championship at UFC’s Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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💔 devastating news, not feeling well but I’m going to win this battle! Stay safe out there! Much love 🙏🏾
— GILBERT BURNS DURINHO (@GilbertDurinho) July 4, 2020
It is rumored that Gilbert Burns may have tested positive for COVID-19 and that is the reason he will be unable to compete at UFC 251.
It will be interesting to see if UFC will find another opponent for Kamaru Usman on short notice.