During the preliminary fight against Viktoriya Dudakova last Saturday, Nunes suffered a devastating dislocation of her left arm, leaving her in tears on the octagon canvas.
Please note that the image of Nunes’ injury may be distressing to some viewers.
The extent of Nunes’ injury suggests that she will require extensive rehabilitation to recover. This unfortunate incident led to a swift defeat within just 34 seconds, marking her fourth consecutive loss and casting doubt on her future in the octagon. On the other hand, Dudakova improved her professional record to 7-0 and secured her first UFC victory.
For a complete understanding of the injury, a video depicting the entire sequence leading to Nunes’ misfortune is available.
While the Nevada Athletic Commission no longer discloses specific medical suspension details, it is highly probable that Nunes will need a doctor’s clearance before resuming her fighting career.
Fortunately, Nunes later shared a positive update with her fans, providing a follow-up X-ray of her elbow after receiving initial treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about UFC injury
What happened to Istela Nunes during UFC Vegas 77?
Istela Nunes suffered a severe elbow injury during her fight at UFC Vegas 77. Her left arm dislocated, resulting in a distressing scene in the octagon.
What was the outcome of Istela Nunes’ fight?
Unfortunately, Istela Nunes lost the fight within 34 seconds due to her injury. This marked her fourth consecutive defeat and raised concerns about her future in the octagon.
How did Viktoriya Dudakova perform in the fight?
Viktoriya Dudakova, Nunes’ opponent, emerged victorious in the bout. With this win, Dudakova improved her professional record to 7-0 and secured her first UFC victory.
Will Istela Nunes need rehabilitation for her elbow injury?
Yes, given the severity of the injury, Istela Nunes will likely require extensive rehabilitation to heal her elbow. The extent of her recovery will determine her readiness to return to the octagon.
Is there any information on Istela Nunes’ future fights?
While the Nevada Athletic Commission no longer releases medical suspension details, it is highly probable that Nunes will need a doctor’s clearance before she can compete again. Her future fights will depend on her recovery and medical clearance.
Did Istela Nunes provide any updates on her injury?
Yes, Istela Nunes later shared a positive update with her fans. She posted a follow-up X-ray of her elbow after receiving initial treatment, indicating progress in her recovery.
More about UFC injury
- UFC Vegas 77 Recap: Istela Nunes’ Injury – UFC’s official recap of Istela Nunes’ injury during UFC Vegas 77.
- Istela Nunes’ Instagram Post – Istela Nunes’ Instagram post showing her post-fight X-ray after the elbow injury.
- Viktoriya Dudakova’s UFC Profile – UFC’s official profile of Viktoriya Dudakova, Nunes’ opponent in the fight.
- Nevada Athletic Commission – Official website of the Nevada Athletic Commission, responsible for regulating combat sports events in Nevada.