An anticipated welterweight tilt between Emil Meek and Kamaru Usman may be in jeopardy.
Meek and Usman are scheduled to compete on Dec. 30. The match-up is set to take place inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. If everything goes as planned, it’ll be part of the UFC 219 card.
The main issue has to do with obtaining a visa as Meek explained on his Twitter account:
— Emil Valhalla Meek (@emilvalhalla) November 14, 2017
Meek gave some more details to MMAFighting.com:
“Right now we’re just waiting for the American Embassy to get back to us with a time line. It depends on whether I need a waiver from Washington or not. There’s not much I can do right now but to wait. And I know UFC’s legal team is on top of it, and all I can do is to trust them.”