Someday after Gilbert Burns reportedly examined optimistic for coronavirus and was scratched from his title battle with Kamaru Usman, the UFC has apparently discovered his substitute.

The UFC is in negotiations with Jorga Masvidal to interchange Burns to battle Usman in the primary occasion, in keeping with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani.

Masvidal final fought on Nov. 2, 2019, in a win over Nate Diaz at UFC 244. Helwani studies {that a} deal is not near being finalized, however the perception is the battle will occur.

Masvidal reportedly took and handed a coronavirus antibody check on Saturday. The check reveals whether or not an individual has beforehand been uncovered to the virus, however does not decide whether or not that individual at the moment has it. Masvidal must move three coronavirus checks with a purpose to be allowed to battle, if an settlement will get reached.