Josh Emmett emerged victorious at UFC on ESPN 11 but he undoubtedly didn’t walk away unscathed.
Emmett shared the Octagon with Shane Burgos this previous Saturday night (June 20). About 20 seconds into the battle, Emmett planted his foot awkwardly and his leg appeared to be ruined. Not only did Emmett battle by way of the pain for 15 minutes but he finished up defeating Burgos in a “Fight of the Year” contender. However for Emmett, he’s most likely to be sidelined for a though due to a slew of accidents.
Josh Emmett Out With “Complete ACL Tear”
ESPN’s Brett Okamoto took to his Twitter account to affirm that Emmett endured a torn ACL in his gain above Burgos.
“UFC featherweight Josh Emmett (@JoshEmmettUFC) experienced a “complete ACL tear” in his Fight of Evening victory more than Shane Burgos on Saturday. For each Emmett, other injuries contain: Partial MCL tear, focal effects fracture of femur, ruined cartilage, inflammation.”
Emmett went on to record all the accidents he endured,
“Most men and women would of stop or appeared for a way out! I will Never ever Quit!
1 Total ACL tear
2 MCL Sprain with partial tearing
3 Bakers cyst rupture
4 Focal influence fracture of
femur on the lateral
5 Chondral defect (cartilage) on tibia laterally matching effects region #UFCVegas3.”
For several, this would make Emmett’s victory even a lot more outstanding. To endure the selection of accidents that he did and even now defeat a difficult opponent in Burgos is an eye-opener. Emmett is now riding a 3-struggle winning streak.
Going into the bout this past weekend, Emmett was the eighth-rated UFC featherweight, though Burgos sat at the 10th place. Emmett expressed his belief right after the get that media users have been doubting him. While this confused numerous as there are incredibly number of damaging items on Emmett, one can’t deny the toughness of this 145-pounder if they did right before.