Alexa Grasso suffered a fractured hand in her last match with Valentina Shevchenko


Alexa Grasso suffered a fractured hand in her last match with Valentina Shevchenko
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UFC women's flyweight champion Alexa Grasso suffered a fracture in her right hand after her last fight where she defended her belt against Valentina Shevchenko. You could see right at the end of the match that Grasso was complaining of pain in her arm, but at that time she was still under the influence of the split decision that left her as the champion of the flyweight division.

Grasso revealed that the injury is serious and that she will have to undergo surgery. It is interesting to note that her opponent Valentina Shevchenko is in the same match at Noche UFC on Sept. 16 suffered an injury to her right hand, a basic fracture, just like Grasso.

Alexa Grasso said that she will try to recover as soon as possible, but she cannot say with certainty when she will return to the octagon again. Injuries are an integral part of combat sports, but this specific situation is not very often seen.

We will have to wait for the recovery of champion Alexa Grasso to see the triology against Shevchenko

“What are the odds, huh?” Grasso wrote on Instagram in Spanish. “During the fight I fractured my hand; we’re used to not letting pain stop us for anything, and even though it was hurting, I didn’t think it was anything serious until I tried to return to training and I realized that my hand was still really bad.

“The surgery was a success, and thank you so much for Doctor Arroyo and Doctor Zarate, you guys are angels. I trust them completely with my health in their hands @sportmedmx and I know I’m going to be super ready for that trilogy”.

as quoted by MMAJunkie After the split draw, it is very certain that there will be another match. We must all agree that this match deserves to be a trilogy because we haven't seen a more interesting duel in the women's division for a long time.

Every day this division is progressing more and more, and many young girls decide to train in MMA precisely because of such female