Gordon Ryan & Craig Jones Test Positive for COVID-19

Recently Flo Grappling announced that their upcoming Who’s Number One event would be headlined by their upcoming content between Garry Tonon and Dante Leon without further explanation.

Now it has come to light that both Gordon Ryan and Craig Jones, who were meant to be fighting against their respective competitors Ronaldo Jr and Lucas Barbosa.

In a Post on Instagram Gordon said that he had to pull out of the upcoming Who’s Number One event after being sidelined for a week due to lethargy and a lack of appetite.

He also notes that he is in a high-risk group due to his chronic bronchitis, who is also a big reason for him to pull out


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Having to pull out of WNO is cheeks ?. Unfortunately, myself and @craigjonesbjj both have covid and have to sit this one out. I have been sidelined for roughly a week with my main issue being lack of appetite/food. For informational purposes, i will make an in depth explanational video about my experience with covid and how it has effected me. Im actually in one of the higher risk groups to develop pneumonia since i have very bad chronic bronchitis (my parents smoked around me when i was young). Even if i was over covid i felt it wasn’t right to show up and compete for the fans without a proper training camp. Sorry to all the fans, to flo, and most importantly, to @ronaldojuniorbjj, who was ready and willing to compete. Lets make this match happen before September, if im still alive. If i die in the next week feel free to throw a party and be glad someone else can actually win something now ?. Ps- @garrytonon is gonna steal the show.

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Craig Jones also posted on Instagram stating “COVID has forced me off the card this Friday but we’re in the process of rebooking this match for the near future.”


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Covid has forced me off the card this Friday but we’re in the process of rebooking this match for the near future.

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This is an unfortunate reminder that COVID-19 is still with is so please remember to social distance, continue bringing a mask and use your hand sanitizer wherever you go. Let’s get through this pandemic quickly so we can get these events back up and running ASAP!

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