Tyron Woodley may nicely be out of motion for a while after confirming he broke his rib throughout a lopsided defeat to Colby Covington.
The ‘Chosen One’ was crushed convincingly for each second of Saturday evening’s 5 spherical battle on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Nevertheless it was a disgrace to see the previous champion in such discomfort on the finish of the shellacking.
Covington was cruising to a unanimous factors determination victory in the beginning of the fifth, when he discovered himself in a standing guillotine try from Woodley.
The 38-year-old desperately tried to keep up the place because the battle hit the deck, however then immediately shrieked out in ache as he yelped ‘I’ve damage my rib!’
Chatting with Ariel Helwani after the bout, Woodley confirmed he had damaged a rib in the course of the defeat.
In actual fact, it popped out in the course of the battle after which as he tried to face up, he sustained the damage.
Woodley instructed ESPN it was ‘essentially the most ache ever’, though struggling defeat in such a fashion could have certainly acquired to a person as soon as thought of the best welterweight champion ever.
The veteran has not gained a single ROUND since September 2018 when he defeated Darren Until through submission in Houston to retain his belt.
Since then, he has been dominated by Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns and now stopped by ‘Chaos’.