Kanako Murata’s arm injury was a lot worse than we thought (Photo)


After shedding through TKO and injuring her arm within the course of, UFC ladies’s strawweight, Kanako Murata, shared an image of the dislocated bone on Instagram.

In a preliminary bout at UFC Vegas 29, Kanako Murata and Vima Jandiroba shared the Octagon collectively within the ladies’s strawweight division. Jandiroba wound up profitable the combat through second-round TKO after the physician waved off the combat. Sadly for Murata, she suffered a dislocated elbow in the course of the loss that brought on her to go to the hospital.

Murata shared X-ray photos after discovering out the information through her Instagram.

“Thanks for all your beneficiant help, UFC. I shall be stronger and are available again,” Murata wrote.

The loss marked Murata’s first contained in the UFC, which snapped an eight-fight profitable streak that included a stint in RIZIN and Invicta earlier than becoming a member of the MMA chief in November 2020. Murata’s first look was towards Randa Markos, the place she gained through unanimous determination.

As for Jandiroba, the victory was her first since August 2020, the place she defeated Felice Herrig by first-round armbar at UFC 252. Jandiroba has competed within the UFC since April 2019, having gone 3-2 in her final 5 appearances.

Kanako Murata suffered an elbow dislocation

Like Murata, Jandiroba got here from Invicta, the place she fought names reminiscent of Janaisa Morandin, Mizuki Inoue, and Amy Montenegro throughout her stint with the promotion from December 2017 to September 2018.

The occasion was the UFC’s third since taking every week off proper earlier than the beginning of the month of June. The fights proceed from the UFC APEX on Saturday for UFC Vegas 30, earlier than the promotion takes a week-long hiatus forward of UFC 264, headlined by Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor July 10 to resolve the trilogy as soon as and for all. The occasion will function a full capability crowd as soon as once more, equally to UFC 261-263 in April-June.


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