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Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was forced to withdraw from UFC 153 due to an injury he suffered in training
Today the UFC announced that another show has gone straight into the toilet as both the main event and co-main event for UFC 153 in Brazil have been scrapped due to injury.
First, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson pulled out of his fight with Glover Teixeira and then a few hours later Jose Aldo backed out of a fight against Frankie Edgar. Dana White announced it on Twitter like it was another bad day in the office, which is exactly right.
The thing about fighters is they’re risk-takers. It wasn’t too long ago that Aldo had a motorcycle accident on his way to training. Don’t even get me started on “Rampage”. Remember the time he went crazy on energy drinks and ended up in jail after a police chase where he hit a bunch of vehicles? I do.
I run a martial arts club and you wouldn’t believe the ways some guys I know hurt themselves. One guy twisted his ankle while wrestling a buddy in his kitchen. Another guy fell off a mailbox that he’d climbed in a drunken fit. For every guy who injures himself in training there are two who get hurt doing belly-splashes onto an old couch covered in rusty coat hangers they found beside a dumpster in the alley behind their apartment. And these are just amateur fighters. Lord knows what guys like Rampage and Aldo do when they are feeling feisty. It’s probably stuff you and I wouldn’t do at gunpoint.
And this is why it shouldn’t be surprising to hear fighters have gotten hurt. Because training for MMA is dangerous, the only people who do it are those who aren’t afraid of getting hurt and (surprise, surprise) it’s people who are not afraid of getting hurt who do silly things and get hurt.
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