The advantage of being a heavyweight fighter with a killer overhand is that you can end fights suddenly and violently by knocking opponent’s out. The disadvantage: sometimes your hands break because you hit so hard.
Such was the case with Roy Nelson, who went five rounds with Josh Barnett in last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 75, and who busted his paw in the bout en route to losing a unanimous decision.
Below is a pic of the X-ray “Big Country” posted to his Facebook. Yikes. That definitely looks like it needs some tender-lovin’ care.