UFC Fight Night 16 Injury Report

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Updated: December 11, 2008

Ouch…Corry Hill suffered a broken leg (tibia) during his fight with Dale Hartt. Hill was rushed to the hospital to immediately undergo emergency surgery.

Fighter Razak Al-Hassan refused to tap when caught in an armbar, forcing Steve Mazzagatti to call a technical submission. Sportline:

While Al-Hassan was walking past media row on his way to the backstage area, a large mass could be seen near his elbow on his right arm. The mass appeared to be the size of a softball. An immediate diagnosis was not available, but it’s possible that Al-Hassan had suffered a broken arm and that the mass was possibly tendon that had dislodged from bone and rolled up into his arm.

Jonathan Goulet:

It was also a very rough night for Goulet, who was TKO’d during the night’s co-main event against Mike Swick just 33 seconds into the fight. According to the French Canadian’s agent, Ken Pavia, a visibly shaken Goulet was taken to the hospital immediately after the contest in order to undergo a brain scan.

Additionally, Pavia indicated that Goulet possibly suffered an MCL tear during the fight and that doctors will not be able to formally diagnose the injury until swelling in the damaged region begins to subside next week.

Yoshiyuki Yoshida was taken to the hospital following his KO loss to Josh Koscheck. He was later released.

TG “Roy”

13 Comments

  1. Jake

    December 11, 2008 at 5:14 am

    Some people definately got f'ed up. I would have held Yoshida overnight …. I mean .. damn. At least show him the replay to see if he has some type of flashback.

  2. zalbag

    December 11, 2008 at 5:59 am

    Better knockout not counting the status of who was involved I'd say for pure theatrics the kos knockout is best of the year. The rashad evans one is second . If you include status then I would say rashad knockout by a hair.

  3. T.R.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:08 am

    hills leg looks sick. it makes mine hurt just looking at it. yoshida looked out while he was still standing and then kos landed another shot. Kos hits hard. I'm with you on those 2 knockouts. Rashad and Kos are the best of the year.

  4. tom

    December 11, 2008 at 8:41 am

    hahaha i posted this picture before cagetoday did ha whats up

  5. PoppyNick

    December 11, 2008 at 8:43 am

    I would put Jeremy Stephens KO right up there too. That was a viscious uppercut. It was a rough night for some UFC fighters.

  6. TIM

    December 11, 2008 at 8:57 am

    That is just sick…best of luck to Corey he wont be fighting for at least 8months to a year.

  7. dane drebin

    December 11, 2008 at 9:35 am

    this is why u work ur legs out in the gym my friends

    i have friends with skinny chicken legs like that im sure it was a freak accident but i bet it would be less likey to break if he put some meat on that skeleton

  8. MW74

    December 11, 2008 at 10:12 am

    just saw this pic for the first time….ouch!…looks like they're fighting in the funhouse mirror section at a carnival! "Ufc lands contract with plastic man…unreal.

  9. whodini

    December 11, 2008 at 1:07 pm

    thats cause cory hill is a stick man….he shouldnt have been in there in the first place…just like Clay's brother

  10. erik

    December 11, 2008 at 1:15 pm

    just because you can cut down to that little of a weight doesnt mean you should….he is way too tall to fight lightweight he needs to be up there with the welterweights at the very least….he is out now for 12-18 months

  11. zalbag

    December 11, 2008 at 4:01 pm

    What a night tho this may have been the best fights of the year on any card. Did any fight even make to the third? Maybe one. Good stuff kudos to joe silva!!

  12. Ryan S

    December 11, 2008 at 10:09 pm

    Well, it was definately the best FREE card. Yeah, Corey needs to do something with those toothpick legs. Build up his calves, drink more milk, whatever. Hpw much weight does he cut to get into that division?

  13. Miko

    December 16, 2008 at 8:26 am

    Ryan S: From what I understand he's just freakishly skinny.

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