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Alexander Volkanovski Pulled From UFC Title Defense Against Brian Ortega At UFC 260

March 20, 2021 | Posted by Ashish
Alexander Volkanovski

ESPN reports that Alexander Volkanovski has been pulled from his featherweight title defense against Brian Ortega at UFC 260 due to COVID-19 protocols. The fight was half of the scheduled co-main event for the event, which is set for March 27th in Las Vegas.

The fight will now likely happen at a later date. Volkanovski had already flown in to Las Vegas for the fight.

The heavyweight title fight showdown between champion Stipe Miocic and challenger Francis Ngannou will headline UFC 260.