Scary Images of Devin Clark’s Brutal Injury at UFC Fight Night Surfaces Online

Published 09/19/2021, 1:02 PM EDT


Devin Clark fought Ion Cutelaba at a light-heavyweight clash last night at UFC Fight Night: Smith vs Spann. Cutelaba managed to earn a unanimous decision in his favor. The fight took place at the co-main event of the card.

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However, it was Clark’s injury photo that surfaced online, that took the fans’ attention. The gruesome state of his mouth and teeth made many stomachs churn. His corner considered withdrawing their fighter from the contest at the end of the second round. However, the fighter showed his grit and heart to come out in the third round. But his injury worsened only as he took some more big shots.

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Cutelaba managed to win his first fight in his last 4 outings. After losing two consecutive fights against Magomed Ankalaev, he had drawn his last fight against Dustin Jacoby. As for the Jack-Wink MMA trainee, Clark, it was his second consecutive loss. Anthony Smith submitted him in his previous fight.

What’s next for Ion Cutelaba and Devin Clark?

‘The Hulk’ will look to get a higher-ranked opponent in his next fight. The likes of Ryan Spann or other fighters of that echelon make the most sense for him. As for Clark, he will be determined to get back to the winning column in his next fight. A UFC veteran since 2016, ‘Brown Bear’ has won only 2 out of his last 5 fights in the UFC.

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What the UFC has in plans for the duo next remains to be seen. There is no doubt that both are very entertaining and tough candidates for the light-heavyweight landscape. So, one can expect them to be only facing tough opponents from now on.

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But the nature of Clark‘s injury was gruesome, to say the least. This only goes to show the dangers UFC fighters have to face whenever they step inside that Octagon. Clark’s toughness was something that fans appreciated as well. Many others would have decided to throw in the towel in that situation. But Clark didn’t, as he is a warrior and will only go out on his shield.

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Apratim Banerjee

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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