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Jerome Rivera Suffers Gruesome Arm Injury At LFA 39

Jerome Rivera Suffers Gruesome Arm Injury At LFA 39

The 23-year-old Jerome Rivera clashed in a flyweight bout against Brandon Royval at LFA 39 in Vail, Colorado, on Friday. It was a rough night for Rivera, just 40 seconds into their bout, Jerome suffered a nasty elbow injury as he was pushed to the cage and Royval followed after him as he was unaware of the injury and landed a head kick.

Jerome dropped down by a head kick as he was turning away, absorb some more strikes before the referee stopped the action.

Royval improved his pro-record to 7-3, while Rivera’s dropped to 7-2.

Check out the following video which contains images of a graphic injury:

Post-fight, both fighters snapped and seem to have no ill feelings towards each other:

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