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Rustam Khabilov just delivered Yancy Medeiros his first loss via suplex to the thumb

Rustam Khabilov just delivered Yancy Medeiros his first loss via suplex to the thumb

Yancy Meideros has spent nearly the last three years on the shelf with an assortment of injuries after starting out his career 9-0 with seven finishes, and tonight, his welcome back to the sport was blown by a freak thumb injury. Sometimes, freak thumb injuries happen in MMA. But more often than not, Rustam Khabilov will suplex the will to live out of you and your thumb if you aren’t prepared for his mastery of combat Sambo.

It’s a sucky way to lose your first fight, and it’s an even suckier way to make your return to fighting, but at least we have media documenting the incident. Welcome to a videogame player’s worst nightmare:

Thanks to Zprophet for the .GIF!

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