(Updated at 10:50 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020, with report that the test was being given again in case of a false positive.)  A person expected to corner at UFC 250 on Saturday has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a source close to the situation, a cornerman for Ian Heinisch has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Heinisch was removed from his UFC 250 bout against Gerald Meerschaert for precautionary reasons. Multiple sources told MMA Junkie the positive test was cause for concern among numerous other athletes and teams on the ground, especially fighters who had recently been around Heinisch.

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