‘Started to get actual sick’: UFC champion Amanda Nunes says she had Covid-19 signs

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The novel coronavirus pandemic has led to the postponement of a number of sports activities occasions. The extremely infectious virus has wreaked havoc all world wide with medical companies going through difficulties in detecting instances because of a number of sufferers being asymptomatic. The research and evaluation relating to Covid-19 are nonetheless going and several other new features are being revealed by medical professionals. However, when reside sports activities had been reduce off because of the lockdowns imposed, UFC was nonetheless holding fights in America.

Now with many of the sports activities leagues making an attempt to get again on monitor, UFC is about to host one other occasion. UFC 250 will see two-division champion Amanda Nunes face Felicia Spencer for the featherweight title. But Nunes has revealed that she too confronted medical troubles because of Covid-19.

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Nunes stated on Thursday throughout a digital UFC 250 media day that she had all of the Covid-19 signs when she returned from Las Vegas however can not affirm it as she wasn’t examined.

“I used to be in a conference in Vegas, with individuals from everywhere in the world, proper when the Covid-19 factor began,” Nunes stated.

“I left the conference right here in Vegas and went dwelling. I began to get actual sick once I received dwelling. I’ve by no means felt that in my life; I used to be in mattress for 2 or three days.”

Nunes additionally revealed that she feels that her fiancée Nina Ansaroff caught the virus as she additionally confirmed signs of the illness. Ansaroff is pregnant and they’re anticipating a child boy in September.

“And once I began to get higher, Nina began to get sick too,” Nunes stated.

“I recovered at dwelling, I used to be in complete quarantine, and Nina went to the emergency [room] actual quick due to the child.

“We nonetheless didn’t handle to get examined, as a result of it was within the early phases of all of it – they didn’t have many exams,” Nunes stated. “But she was examined for all the things else and all of it got here again adverse. If she received examined for the coronavirus, possibly it could have come again optimistic, proper? But all the things went proper and she or he recovered rapidly. Nina is de facto sturdy too and was in a position to recuperate.”


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