In what would be the first fight of the stars of the UFC Apex Las Vegas, Trevin Giles suffered decompensation before leaving for her event. That being the case, their contest should have been suspended. Jun Yong Park had been left out due to coronavirus restrictions, so Kevin Holland He was the one he would face in the Fight Night this August 1st. The change was revealed by Nolan King of MMA Junkie this Thursday afternoon. This was what left his rival a few days of preparation. Finally, for the other fighter, the fight did not happen.
Before signing to face Giles, Holland He had a scheduled fight against Daniel Rodríguez on May 30. But, an injury left him out of the fight days before. He returned on UFC On ESPN 8, where he knocked out Anthony Hernandez in 39 seconds. Thus, his rival, who works as a police officer in Houston, beat James Krause by a split decision at UFC 247. That fight ended with a two-game losing streak and took him off spiritually to try the same thing this Saturday.
It generated concern
“I hope he’s there trying to have fun,” was what he had said. Giles journalists, including MMA Junkie, during the UFC Thursday on ESPN + 31 virtual media day. “When he gets in there, he seems like he’s having fun and he’s gaining momentum and stuff, and I feel like he can talk and that makes him feel a little bit more comfortable. So I hope he does that, and I hope he moves and is athletic. He has a very carefree fighting style, so I hope he is like that, and I hope he uses his length and that he relaxes and tries to have fun, and it will be my job not to let him do that, ”he stressed.
The contest was canceled
It is the second time that Giles has had an opponent change in the last second. This one was originally scheduled to face Jun Yong Park. On his previous outing at UFC 247 in February, he outscored James Krause, who stepped in just 24 hours in advance. Now, he had a health problem and couldn’t even go out into the octagon on his own precaution. “Unfortunately, the fight between Kevin Holland and Trevin Giles that opened the stars must be canceled # UFCVegas5 ″, was what shared the official Twitter of UFC. Thus he made the sad news known.
Continuing with the tense moment that was lived in the Apex in Las Vegas, the account mentioned above also explained theirs. «Trevin Giles he faints in his dressing room and the athletic commission cancels the fight against Kevin Holland for the safety of the fighter. Giles is now cared for by medical staff. # UFCVegas5 ″, added. In this way, you wait to find out what really happened. Also, the reason for fainting and the state of the fighter.