UFC strawweight fighter Istela Nunes made her fourth look for the corporate on Saturday evening in a struggle in opposition to Victoria Dudakova at UFC Vegas 77 but it surely didn’t finish along with her arm being raised.
About 30 seconds into the struggle, Dudakova went for a takedown of Nunes. The Brazilian fighter fell backward to the mat and landed on her elbow. Nunes shrieked in ache and grabbed her left elbow because the referee contained in the Octagon checked on her.
These watching from outdoors the cage might be seen placing their fingers over their heads in disbelief in regards to the gruesomeness of the harm.
Later, UFC president Dana White confirmed an X-ray of Nunes’ arm. The picture appeared to point out a clear break on the elbow.
“I’ve numerous messages. Thanks all a lot on your assist and love,” Nunes wrote on social media afterward. “I’ll reply to everybody once I get dwelling. Thanks to all my followers.
“I felt excellent and really robust. I ready quite a bit for this struggle. I knew in the present day was my evening, this was my struggle. However I’ll come again stronger and present you all once more. Thanks UFC and thanks Dana White.”
Dudakova was given the win through an harm TKO. It marked the fourth consecutive loss for Nunes, who came visiting from One Championship to struggle in UFC.
The Russia native stated afterward she heard Nunes screaming however didn’t know what was really happening.
“I saved on attacking as a result of, earlier than the struggle, the referee comes as much as us, and he explains the principles to us- particularly, he instructed me that till he stops the struggle and till he pulls you off, you don’t cease, so I didn’t actually know what to do,” she added, through MMA Mania.
“I noticed that she was in agony [and I was thinking]do I punch or do I not then the referee lastly got here in and stopped the struggle.
“Clearly, I would like nothing however the speediest restoration from my opponent. I’m sorry that it occurred, but it surely’s not essentially my fault.”
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