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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 of a power puncher and covered up when he should have been utilizing his jab, initiating a clinch and trying to get the fight to the ground where he had the advantage. Struve is yet to really develop a good jab, something that with his seven foot frame is inexcusable. The Skyscraper is still just 25 years old and has many more years to grow as a fighter but this is an obvious tool in his game that has been missing for years now. Fatigue definitely played a role in his loss but Hunt was tired as well. Have to give respect to the Samoan for gutting it out and getting the big win. Still both fighters put on...
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Immediately following the co-main event at UFC on FUEL TV 8, Stefan Struve told media members on press row that his jaw was broken. His fight with Mark Hunt was a back and forth battle for the majority of the three rounds. Struve went for numerous submission attempts on the ground and Hunt battered the 7-foot tall Dutch fighter during the stand-up game. He has been active on Twitter...
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
The photo above says it all. Mark Hunt returned to the Octagon and picked up his fourth straight victory as he dropped Stefan Struve in the third round.
The 5’10″ Hunt was able to land a beautiful left hook which dropped the 7″ tall Struve. Hunt had the better of Struve on the feet for the majority of the fight, but when “The Skyscraper” was able to get the fight to the...
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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.
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