By Nolan King |
February 6, 2021 8: 16 pm
Saturday’s UFC Fight Evening 184 featured prelim ended due to a grotesque eye distress.
The 160-pound catchweight fight between Devonte Smith and short-eye substitute Justin Jaynes used to be waved off on the three: 38 put of Spherical 2 following an evaluation by the cageside doctor on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The distress came about after Smith (10-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) took Jaynes (16-6 MMA, 1-2 UFC) to the canvas. From facet alter, Smith leaned on Jaynes’ face and landed short elbows. Smith unsuccessfully worked for a rear-bare choke and he rose back to his feet. Referee Keith Peterson allowed the grounded Jaynes to reach back to his feet to sq. off with the standing Smith.
Straight after he signaled the restart, Peterson known as timeout, as Jaynes sported nasty, red-blue swelling below his left eye. The doctor took less than 5 seconds to give his evaluation. He saw sufficient and the fight used to be known as.
The victory punches Smith’s put back into the purchase column following a loss in August 2019 to Khama Noteworthy. Smith had no longer competed since, as he spent 19 months convalescing from a torn Achilles and the loss of life of his sister, Dariene.
Try Jaynes’ eye in the image below:
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