Tyron Woodley has a broken rib.
Woodley (19-6-1) lost to Colby Covington (16-2) via TKO in round five after suffering a rib injury during their headlining fight at UFC Vegas 11. Woodley shared an X-ray scan with ESPN's Ariel Helwani which the reporter tweeted publicly.
X-Ray of Tyron Woodley’s broken rib, courtesy of Woodley.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) September 20, 2020
He said it popped earlier in the fight and then tried to use the gulliotine to stand up and it popped. “It was the most pain ever,” he said.
He is back at the hotel resting. pic.twitter.com/onhuYkah0R
Following the fight, Woodley shared a video of himself being stretchered to the hospital. The former UFC welterweight champion was in visible pain as he updated his fans in the now-deleted Instagram Story.
“It didn’t go the way I wanted guys. Last person I wanted to lose to," Woodley said, per MMA Fighting. “I don’t know what the f**k happened. It happened. Gotta dust it off, shake the sh*t off and find a way.”
UFC Vegas 11 took place on Saturday, September 19 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada with Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.