Heartbreak for Alex Volkanovski as positive COVID-19 test sees title defence called off

Mitch Jennings
By Mitch Jennings
Updated June 7 2021 - 1:31pm, first published March 21 2021 - 8:00am
Alex Volkanovski and coach Joe Lopez preparing for the UFC bout in Las Vegas. Photo: UFC

UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski's second title defence has been canned just a week out from UFC 260, with the former Warilla-Lake South Gorilla confirming he's tested positive for COVID-19.

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Mitch Jennings

Mitch Jennings

Sports Journalist

Sports writer. Sport is my passion, rugby league my first love.