Ottman Azaitar cut day before UFC 257 for bringing unauthorized guest on Fight Island – ESPN

UFC cut undefeated light-weight Ottman Azaitar from its active lineup Friday, just one day prior to he was scheduled to deal with Matt Frevola at UFC 257 on Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.Azaitar (13-0), an interesting German-Moroccan light-weight with 10 career knockouts, was pulled from UFC 257 after devoting a “offense of the health and security procedures” at the W Hotel in Abu Dhabi. UFC president Dana White informed BT Sport that his security team recognized an unapproved specific going into the fighter hotel with a wristband provided by Azaitar to deliver a bag to the fighters space.1 Related”Its just bad,” White stated. All athletes, personnel and media within the bubble at the W Hotel have actually been checked for COVID-19 numerous times and were subject to a 48-hour quarantine upon arrival at the hotel.Frevola has actually been rescheduled to deal with Arman Tsarukyan in the prelims of UFC 257.

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