Devin Powell Fought At UFC Fight Night Buenos Aires With Hematoma In Eyeball


Devin Powell competed on the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night Buenos Aires, suffering a unanimous decision loss to Jesus Pinedo.

Outside of the loss to Pinedo at the event, it was also revealed by Powell that he suffered a hematoma in the right eye that burst and filled the eye with blood during the bout.

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Powell revealed the details of what went down via Instagram:



So that the was scariest injury I’ve had in a fight. In the middle of the second round I suffered a hematoma inside my eyeball. My whole right eye filled with blood (as you can see in the photo) making me completely blind in that eye all the way up until I left the hospital that night. No detached retinas, I am always doing a bit better and my foot isn’t broken even though it looks like a giant balloon. I am very frustrated with the outcome, we game planned for someone who comes straight forward very aggressively but I chased him for 15 minutes except for when I was on my back and he wouldn’t engage on the ground. All we can do is get better and find solutions for these stalling points. @ufc eager for the next one. Let’s go.

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There is no word yet on how long fans can expect Powell to be out of action for, but more should become known as the fighter heals up.

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