UFC 97 Video: No Arm Breaking For Steve Cantwell



Steve Cantwell (7-1) will have a change to improve his reputation against Luis Cane (9-1) on Saturday night at UFC 97 “Redemption”. Cantwell took heat by media and fans after dislocating Razak Al-Hassan arm at UFC Fight For The Troops, then celebrating by making an “Arm Snap” gesture.


  1. Al

    April 17, 2009 at 1:00 am

    I don't think he celebrated to much, and I don't understand why everyone came down on him so hard. That was an awesome break and he was just excited in his UFC debut. I like this guy and hopes he does well again this Saturday.

  2. tom

    April 17, 2009 at 1:09 am

    steve and cain ate the furchare of the light heavy weights… Cain is a better striker and i think will win this fight, but steve is no joke and i think cantwell is a better MMA fight but i think cain will win..Both are great fighter

    it will be a fucking war..

    i think it was tight that he broke the dudes arm, that is sicka dn you have to do that if they dont tap..

  3. Miko

    April 17, 2009 at 2:59 am

    Al, If someone broke your arm in the same manner you'd think it isn't awesome at all, its terrible.

    The guy wouldn't tap so the break was GONNA happen but he didn't have to run around afterward doing a break motion and telling joe hes always wanted to do that and calling it sweet…. not cool. But at least he now sees the error of his way.

  4. dane drebin

    April 17, 2009 at 4:41 am

    ya i dont think anyone blames him for breaking the arm if u dont tap its ur own fault but running around happy that he hurt someone is unsportsman like and uncalled for.

  5. Cobra Clutch

    April 17, 2009 at 9:48 am

    It was not a cool move to celebrate like that, but it's true. The dude didn't tap. At the same time, Steve's admitting that he is only 22 and made a mistake in judgement…kids do stupid things, but he's acting like an adult by owning up to it and admitting he shouldn't have acted like that. He's not a Diaz, so I will give him another chance. hahaha.

  6. El Mexican

    April 29, 2009 at 12:15 pm

    Breaking an arm is only part of the risk when playing this game; however, feeling good and proud of inflicting this kind of damage to another fighter is not. How would you feel if you could not step into the ring for 6 weeks! After all, Steve Cantwell must have his brain completely buried under his stupid ego. Douche!!!

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