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Frank Camacho to face Justin Jaynes after Matt Frevola withdraws due to cornerman Covid-19 test

Matt Frevola and Frank Camacho were to square off in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night on ESPN on June 20th.

Frank Camacho (red gloves) fights Beneil Dariush (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Singapore Indoor Arena. Paul Miller-USA TODAY Sports

Saturday update: Full betting splits for Camacho-Jaynes

Frank Camacho: opened -360, now -360
Justin Jaynes: opened +260, now +260

UPDATE 10:25 am: Matt Frevola has posted on social media that this fight is cancelled due to his cornerman (and fellow UFC fighter) Billy Quarantillo testing positive for Covid-19:

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The UFC has pulled me from my fight due to one of my cornerman testing positive for COVID-19. We did everything possible to make this fight happen. They tested me twice and both results came back negative. I also provided proof of my positive antibodies test from April 30th but the UFC did not want any liability or to risk it. Being that there is a lack of knowledge on the incubation period and still so many unknowns regarding covid 19, they decided to pull me bc of the positive test result from my teammate and brother, Billy Q. He’s been a huge help and source of support throughout camp and I have no hard feelings. He is 100% healthy at the moment and feels fine, so he must be a symptomatic. This is a Crazy situation and everything happens for a reason. I am on weight and prepared to the fullest. I was really excited for this fight with Frank and told him if they find him a new opponent for Saturday I will be rooting for him. If not, I’m willing to rebook this fight ASAP or when ever he wants. I’m sorry to everyone who was excited to watch me fight and supports me along this journey, I really felt the love ❤️ ✊ . Can’t believe I’m the first fighter to get 2 fights canceled due to this virus (without even having it) but I know it has effected a lot more lives in worse ways . Figuring out the next move from here and will keep moving forward, that’s what we do! Should be booked to fight again ASAP and hope the UFC continues to take care of me.

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The UFC has pulled me from my fight due to one of my cornerman testing positive for COVID-19. We did everything possible to make this fight happen. They tested me twice and both results came back negative. I also provided proof of my positive antibodies test from April 30th but the UFC did not want any liability or to risk it. Being that there is a lack of knowledge on the incubation period and still so many unknowns regarding covid 19, they decided to pull me bc of the positive test result from my teammate and brother, Billy Q. He’s been a huge help and source of support throughout camp and I have no hard feelings. He is 100% healthy at the moment and feels fine, so he must be a symptomatic. This is a Crazy situation and everything happens for a reason. I am on weight and prepared to the fullest. I was really excited for this fight with Frank and told him if they find him a new opponent for Saturday I will be rooting for him. If not, I’m willing to rebook this fight ASAP or when ever he wants. I’m sorry to everyone who was excited to watch me fight and supports me along this journey, I really felt the love ❤️ ✊ . Can’t believe I’m the first fighter to get 2 fights canceled due to this virus (without even having it) but I know it has effected a lot more lives in worse ways . Figuring out the next move from here and will keep moving forward, that’s what we do! Should be booked to fight again ASAP and hope the UFC continues to take care of me.

The lightweight division gets a fight that should be action-packed on the undercard of UFC on ESPN 11 when Matt Frevola takes on Frank Camacho this Saturday night from the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas.

Camacho goes by “The Crank,” and fights out of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. He’s got a 22-8 record in MMA with 17 KO/TKO’s and two submissions, but just a 2-4 record as part of the UFC roster. His last bout was a loss to Beneil Dariush by rear-naked choke at 2:02 of the first round. Camacho really lets it fly with 6.23 strikes thrown and 7.82 absorbed per minute in the octagon.

Frevola is 8-1-1 in MMA, and 2-1-1 overall after back-to-back decision wins over Jalin Turner and Luis Pena in his last two fights. He brings the heat on his feet as well, throwing 4.69 landed strikes per round and catching 6.44. The member of Sierra-Longo Fight Team from Huntington, New York has four career stoppage wins, and likely has a chance for a fifth in what should be a free-flowing battle.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Matt Frevola vs. Frank Camacho at UFC on ESPN 11 on June 20th:

Money line odds

Frank Camacho: +100
Matt Frevola: -124

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