Cat Zingano Provides Update On Eye Injury, John McCarthy Comments On Controversial Fight Ending


Cat Zingano made her UFC Women’s Featherweight Division debut on the preliminary card of UFC 232, suffering a first round TKO loss to Megan Anderson.

Anderson won the fight under odd circumstances, as a head kick the fighter thrown wound up unintentionally putting a toe into the eye of Zingano.

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Zingano, who was treated backstage after the fighter and didn’t need to go to the hospital, issued the following update via Instagram:


Many fans saw the finish as a controversial one, since a toe to the eye from a head kick is what would lead to the finish a few moments later.

However, according to retired referee and Bellator MMA commentator “Big” John McCarthy, nothing controversial happened in that bout.

McCarthy would explain why via a series of posts on Twitter:



No word has been given yet as to exactly how long Zingano is expected to be out of action for, but more should be known as the injury heals.

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