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Stefan Struve celebrated his 25th birthday on Friday, one day before what was supposed to be his biggest win for his young UFC Heavyweight career. And he knew his matchup with Mark Hunt was going to be a big one, because a win would put him one step closer to a championship fight. In fact, Struve even said this prior to his co-main event match on UFC on FUEL TV 8 in Japan:“It’s going to be another step to the belt, in my opinion,” Struve said in explaining the benefits of topping Hunt this weekend. “With five wins in a row, I think I have a good bid for being one of the top contenders in the division. Perhaps I’ll earn a title shot at the end of the year.”That would have been awesome, considering his young age and unique size at 7-feet tall, because the Heavyweight division could certainly use some new blood and personality. That would have been awesome. Would have.Unfortunately, Struve’s grand scheme hit a minor snag in the form of a left hook from Hunt that looked like this…As you...
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Nothing like 3-D CT Scan pics to show how bad a fracture really is. Nasty hit and nasty consequence. Struve’s chin has been a big question mark his entire career and even though he got knocked out by Hunt he still ate a number of big shots in the fight and proved he can take a punch. Stefan did not look good in this fight, especially after the first round. He stood in front...
For those of you who have wondered what a broken jaw looks like, UFC fighter Stefan Struve decided to show us via his Twitter account.
After losing to Mark Hunt in the third round of a bout in Japan, Stefan was taken to a local hospital and below is the X-ray of the damage that the knockout did to his facial structure:
(Courtesy of Fightline)
UFC on Fuel TV 8 featured arguably one of the most violent knockouts in recent memory when Mark Hunt knocked out Stefan Struve in the third round of their co-main event bout. The fight was an entertaining back and forth affair up until the third round where Hunt picked up the pace, eventually catching Struve with a perfectly placed punch to the jaw.
Struve later tweeted that...
Stefan Struve lost to Mark Hunt at UFC on Fuel 8, but now we know that the punch that KO’d him did more than just knock him out. Struve went to twitter to discuss his loss and show fans pictures of his broken jaw:
45 minutes to the hospital without painkillers.. Man, please choke me out.. Jaw is hurting like crazy..
— Stefan Struve (@StefanStruve) March 3, 2013
Ever wonder what a broken jaw looks like on an x-ray? Wonder no more - the UFC's Stefan Struve tweeted this out after a recent fight with Mark Hunt.
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Stefan Struve was more than a 2-to-1 odds-on favorite to beat veteran Mark Hunt (pictured) on Saturday night. A win would have propelled “Skyscraper” into the upper echelon of the UFC heavyweight division.
For some peculiar reason, Struve didn’t want to use his significant reach advantage by executing jabs and kicks. Instead, the 25-year-old decided to block Hunt’s fists...
Stefan Struve had his jaw broken in his UFC on Fuel TV fight Sunday in Japan, and he seems to be in pretty good spirits despite the injury.
The Dutch 7-footer lost to Mark Hunt by third-round TKO. After the fight, he tweeted that he wanted the referee, Herb Dean, to remove his tooth from his cheek so he could continue fighting. That plan quickly was abandoned after he realized his...
A picture says a thousand words.
Stefan Struve tweets picture of broken jaw
Mark Hunt KO of Struve GIF
photo credit - John McRae/smh.com.au
There was no need for a third man in the cage when Hunt took on Stefan "The Skyscraper" Struve during the UFC on Fuel TV 8 co-main event in Saitama. Mark Hunt calls off his own fights, and after landing a left hook of doom that dropped his 7 foot tall opponent, he knew the next step would be heading over to collect his KO of the night...
Stefan Struve isn’t the only one who broke something on Saturday night at UFC on FUEL TV 8. Lightweight Takanori Gomi revealed he fractured his right hand at some point during the opening round of his highly controversial defeat to Diego Sanchez.
As customary with most wounds suffered inside the Octagon, Gomi posted a picture of his X-ray on his official blog for the entire MMA...