Just after a tumor guiding his eye delayed matters for over a 12 months, Ramiz Brahimaj made his extensive awaited debut on Saturday night time at UFC Vegas 13.
Sad to say for him, matters did not go as planned for the remarkably touted prospect. The IBJJF NoGi planet winner and operator of 7 very first spherical submission wins was merely not able to just take his opponent Max Griffin down. Truly, that doesn’t seriously do the scenario justice: Griffin was so elusive and tricky that Brahimaj never even arrived close to getting a decent maintain on the dude.
Then, down two rounds coming into the third, Brahimaj took a big elbow to the facet of the head. Out of nowhere, his ear in essence ripped midway off his head, sending blood everywhere you go. Max Griffin backed off exclaiming “Hell no! Hell no!” and the ref waved the battle off as Brahimaj seemed all around in confusion.
The UFC and ESPN clearly did not blast that attractive movie clip out on all their socials. But UFC president Dana White did share this gnarly picture of Ramiz’s ear:
If you want a far better look at what took place, here’s some grainy horrorshow footage of the incident:
Fortunately, Ramiz Brahimaj appears like he’s flawlessly fantastic and even joked close to about the situation in a assertion posted on Instagram.
“Hello everybody! I am wonderful! Tis but a flesh wound!” Brahimaj wrote. “On a severe be aware congratulations to my opponent fought a terrific fight and am truly delighted to share the cage with him and ideal of luck to him. I will heal up, and get correct back on track. From the soul I enjoy all the support I have gotten from all in excess of!! Set backs are nothing new to me so they will only make me more robust. A great deal appreciate y’all, see you before long. Praise be to God usually.”
Any person know how very long it can take for an ear to re-connect itself firmly to your head?