UFC's Jason Knight's Gruesome Post-Fight Injuries Has Fans Worried

UFC's Jason Knight's Gruesome Post-Fight Injuries Has Fans Worried

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By Kelly Coffey-Behrens on November 11, 2023 at 7:15 PM EST
Updated on November 11, 2023 at 7:16 PM EST

Jason Knight, who appeared on the most recent season of "The Ultimate Fighter" just shared a disturbing photo of his face, which got absolutely destroyed in his recent fight.

The result of his recent bare-knuckle fight was so disturbing that Instagram even had a sensitive warning on one of the posts.

Warning: Sensitive Images Below!

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Jason Knight Gets Bloodied Following Fight

The photos of Jason Knight's face post-fight that were shared on social media by Gamebred Bareknuckle Fighting are gruesome, to say the least. The photos, which have a sensitive warning on Instagram, show the UFC fighter's face completely destroyed, with several different split openings, bruises, and blood.

His upper lip is completely busted open and the inside of his lip is showing, covered in blood. His eyebrow is also split open. His entire face is swollen from getting beaten down during the bare-knuckle fight.

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Fans Now Want Bare-Knuckle To End

Following the fight and the aftermath, fans are now wondering if the sport needs to make some changes. "I love boxing, but maybe Bare Knuckle needs to end. I mean if fighters keep getting those injuries they won't be able to fight for long."

The fan added, "I mean look at what happened to Luke Rockhold, the guy had all of his teeth knocked out. I wouldn't say you have to be good in Bare Knuckle to win, you just have to be vicious."

Another fan expressed, "Bareknuckle is a backward step in combat sports. Nobody should permanently disfiguring their face for entertainment."

As one user wrote, "Been practicing martial arts of many different kinds since the age of 6 and bro, bare-knuckle is literally just stupid."

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The good news out of all this is that Knight shared an update on Instagram, sharing that he is healing and doing okay.

"Finally made it back to my room from the hospital. All stitched up!" he shared alongside a gruesome photo of his face. "After a CT scan, I found out I have a broken bone in the lower part of my orbital! Also lost a few more teeth but at the end of the day, it is what it is!"

He went on to show his respect to his opponent, Randy Costa, as he wrote, "Cannot have picked a better man to lose to @randy_costa was a class act and I will be rooting for him from now on! @gamebredfc give that man some bonus money!"

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He also shared a video update, which shows his face healing as he thanked all of his fans for their support. "Head held high. I went out on my shield as always!! @gamebredfc thank you for the opportunity!" he wrote on social media.

"Just want to say, thank you for all of the love and support that everyone has shown. No way in h--- will I ever get a chance to reply to everyone," he added.

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