Aspen Ladd out of UFC San Diego bout with Sara McMann
Aspen Ladd is probably not fighting at UFC San Diego.
Ladd has been forced out of her scheduled matchup towards Sara McMann later this month after contracting COVID-19, sources confirmed to MMA Combating on Monday. The promotion is taking a look into conceivable replacements for Ladd, or potentially at rescheduling the bout for a later date, alternatively now not the rest has been secured in this day and age.
The bout was once as soon as the most important one for Ladd. Despite the fact that she continues to be ranked inside the UFC’s top 10 at bantamweight, Ladd has fallen on tricky circumstances now not too way back, losing 3 of her previous 4 after starting her profession a truly highest 8-0. On top of that, Ladd has again and again had issues of the scale, even making a temporary sojourn to featherweight forward of losing backtrack to 135 pounds for her most recent battle, a decision loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 273.
This is the second time Ladd has withdrawn from a scheduled battle with McMann. The two were to start with scheduled to battle at UFC Vegas 4 once more in 2020, alternatively Ladd was once as soon as forced out of the improvement after tearing each and every her ACL and MCL.
UFC San Diego takes place Aug. 13 at the Pechanga House, and will likely be headlined by the use of a bantamweight bout between Marlon Vera and former two-time champion Dominick Cruz.
Damon Martin and Mike Heck contributed to this document.