Thrombosis, pneumonia and other complications. Former UFC champion has been ill with covid


Cody Garbrandt opens up about his experience with coronavirus

Former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt (12-3), who was supposed to enter the octagon against Deiveson Figueiredo on November 21 to challenge the flyweight title, but gave way to Alex Perez due to coronavirus, spoke about health problems , for a long time knocked him out of the rut.

“On August 29, I tested positive for COVID. Since then, I have struggled with dizziness, torn a vein in my bicep, which led to the discovery of blood clots, pneumonia and clouding of my mind. These are the symptoms I had to deal with, and for this reason I was out of the fight (with Figueiredo). Until now, I have kept silent, but I wanted to tell everything myself, ”said Garbrandt.

Recall that Figueiredo defended his title by defeating Perez.

Garbrandt is set to resume his career in the first quarter of 2021.