At UFC 252 past Sat. evening (Aug. 15, 2020), Marlon Vera handed Sean O’Malley his very first-ever defeat in blended martial arts (MMA) immediately after knocking him out in the quite very first spherical. Before in the fight, “Suga” experienced a leg personal injury and was in the long run taken to the back on a stretcher.
Quickly thereafter, O’Malley’s critics took the option to kick him though he was down, as former UFC champ-champ Henry Cejudo slammed the up-and-coming star for not obtaining it in him to proceed on with the injury.
Ben Askren adopted go well with by slamming “Suga” on a recent appearance on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Display, declaring that O’Malley was only searching for a way out of the battle. Moreover, by allowing for to be carried out on a stretcher only proved that Sean isn’t as rough as he’s pumped himself up to be.
“What that suggests to me and the point that he enable them cart him out… if they experimented with carting me out with an ankle harm I would have fought another person in excess of that. You are not putting my ass on a stretcher because I bought an ankle personal injury.
“I got a single other great leg and I am going to hop all the way to the again so leave me the ‘F’ by yourself,” reported Askren, who then went to declare that “Suga” allowing it showed a signal of weak spot.”
“Absolutely, yeah,” he included. “In lifetime you have failures and you have struggles and you are heading to understand from them. Obviously he hasn’t missing major in his daily life to this level so he most likely haven’t knowledgeable individuals truly tricky items, “he extra ahead of comparing O’Malley’s damage to that of Maycee Barber’s.
“That’s component of it. Get up, rub some grime on it and hop you to the again. You bought a coach, Maycee Barber was hard plenty of and place her arm close to me and Mark and hopped to the again and she was in so much soreness.”
Moment’s later on, 1 of O’Malley’s mentor responded to Askren’s criticism and disclosed that Sean was basically refusing to go out on a stretcher but was finally pressured to.
“He was attempting to say I don’t want a stretcher like three times, they enforced it,” wrote Tim Welch on Twitter.
On the shiny side of it all, O’Malley’s MRI benefits arrived back detrimental and showed no indicators of key problems, which usually means the 25-12 months outdated could get again into the swing of factors sooner, fairly than later.