Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza suffered what gave the impression to be a suspected damaged arm in opposition to Andre Muniz at UFC 262 which left Daniel Cormier wincing in discomfort.
The Brazilian had by no means misplaced a struggle by submission in his skilled MMA profession, but the 41-year-old was rendered helpless when his arm snapped within the first spherical at Texas.
Muniz bragged within the build-up that he was the superior grappler of the 2, one thing which shocked many given Jacare’s pedigree in each Strikeforce and the UFC.
But the 41-year-old discovered himself immediately on the again foot after an early takedown within the first spherical, earlier than Muniz then took his again.
After leaping onto the veteran’s again, Muniz then cleverly managed to lock in Jacare’s proper arm and the snap was audible on commentary because it broke – ending the struggle immediately.
Former two-weight world champion Cormier took his headset off and appeared away from his monitor in order to overlook replays of the sickening harm.
This isn’t the primary time Souza has suffered a damaged arm throughout competitors. On the 2004 Jiu Jitsu World Championships, Souza snapped his proper arm in opposition to Roger Gracie.
With a minute to go, Souza refused to faucet or submit, as a substitute tucking his arm into his gi after which holding on to win.
There was to be no such miracle this time round nevertheless, with Muniz bringing his complete physique weight down onto the arm and rendering Souza incapacitated.