Amanda Nunes’ scheduled bantamweight title defence against Julianna Pena has been scrapped off of next weeks UFC 265 card after a positive COVID-19 test.

Amanda Nunes posing for the camera: UFC 259 Press Conference

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UFC 259 Press Conference

Per UFC chief business officer Hunter Campbell speaking to ESPN, the promotion will now look to reschedule the bout when Nunes is healthy and ready to compete while a potential replacement bout has yet to been determined.

Nunes would go on to confirm the news via her Instagram account:

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UFC 265 is now currently set to feature:

  • Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane – UFC interim heavyweight title bout
  • Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz
  • Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque
  • Casey Kenney vs. Song Yadong
  • Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres
  • Rafael Fiziev vs. Bobby Green
  • Ed Herman vs. Alonzo Menifield
  • Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jessica Penne
  • Anderson Dos Santos vs. Miles Johns
  • Manel Kape vs. Ode Osbourne
  • Melissa Gatto vs. Victoria Leonardo
  • Vince Morales vs. Drako Rodriguez
  • Johnny Munoz vs. Jamey Simmons

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