Raphael Assuncao Won at UFC on FOX 5 Despite Breaking His Arm


Raphael Assuncao's decision victory over Mike Easton this past weekend at UFC On Fox: Henderson Vs. Diaz was a key win for the future of the Brazilian. However, once news that Assuncao suffered a broken arm - in the first round - became public, it became even more incredible.

Assuncao kept the ultra-intense Easton at bay, picking up a convincing decision on all three scorecards. The win was the third straight and fourth in the last five fights for Assuncao, who improved to 18-4.

"Broke my arm in the first round! Thought it was a muscle spasm at first but was broke," Assuncao posted on Twitter. "No excuse lets keep the improvements and recovery on. Just had a little fracture to take care of."

The loss snapped an eight-fight win streak for Easton (13-2), which included a previous win over current UFC flyweight No. 1 contender John Dodson.

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