There have been some truly grotesque endings to MMA fights in the past, but’s hard to imagine how you top a person having their ear nearly ripped off from their head.
That was unfortunately the reality of one fight at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas.
A bout between welterweights Max Griffin and Ramiz Brahimaj was called in the third round after referee Mark Smith noticed the state of Brahimaj’s ear after taking a hard elbow to the head. Viewers watching closely would have seen the state of Brahimaj’s ear as well.
Folks, we’re going to level with you. If you click on the video below, be prepared to see something you will be unable to forget for some time. Be prepared to see flesh that is supposed to be rigid turned into nothing more than a flap of skin.
OK, ready? Here we go:
Warning: the following video is NSFW and not for the squeamish.
Griffin rips the ear off
with a sweet elbow 👌 pic.twitter.com/F6sYLZpbBk
— ☘️ MMA VISUAL ☘️ (@MMAVISUAL) November 8, 2020
Brahimaj’s loss is his third in his last five fights, but the first of his career by stoppage. Hopefully, it won’t get much worse than that going forward, but there is always a way in MMA.
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