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The UFC later released a statement confirming Souza’s corner men also tested positive to the virus and have all left the premises to self isolate after the test results were released. However, no other fighter has returned a positive test.
“UFC’s medical team examined Souza and his two cornermen and found them to be currently asymptomatic, or not exhibiting the common symptoms of COVID-19,” the statement read. “As per UFC’s health and safety protocols, all three men have left the host hotel and will be self-isolating off premises, where UFC’s medical team will monitor their conditions remotely and will provide assistance with any necessary treatment.”
Souza, who also resides in Florida , arrived Jacksonville on Wednesday and informed the Promotion, he was exposed to a family member who tested positive and was afterwards kept in Isolation.
However, a since deleted video uploaded by heavyweight Fabricio Werdum, showed the fighter exposed to a lot of people.
Souza (26-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) and Hall (15-9 MMA, 8-7 UFC) both wore mask during the face off, observing some serious social distancing and hand gloves during the face off.
Jacare Souza Vs Uriah Hall