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Randa Markos: Luana Pinheiro’s ‘lack of ability to proceed gave the influence a itsy-bitsy oversold and suspect’ in DQ loss




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Randa Markos is now not shopping for that Luana Pinheiro modified into too harm to proceed combating.

This past Saturday at UFC on ESPN 23, Markos (10-11-1 MMA, 6-10-1 UFC) modified into disqualified for landing an unlawful upkick to the highest of a downed Pinheiro, which rendered the Brazilian unable to proceed.

Pinheiro seemed out of it, which precipitated referee Mark Smith to wave the strive in opposition to off in Round 1 and disqualify Markos. Pinheiro modified into even conducted of the cage, but no scientific update has been supplied on her yet.

Sooner than landing the unlawful blow, Markos modified into poked various times on her left look which caused a lower on her eyelid that required stitches. After a physician checked on her, Markos insisted she wanted to proceed combating and got right here out rapid for the the relaxation of Round 1 sooner than the strive in opposition to modified into stopped at the 4: 16 impress attributable to the unlawful upkick.

Markos modified into brought to tears by the miserable result and took to Instagram on Sunday to present her tips on the strive in opposition to-ending sequence, which she thinks Pinheiro exaggerated.

“I’ve been within the strive in opposition to sport for a whereas now. I’ve never deliberately thrown a unlawful blow. It’s a strive in opposition to, shit is creep to happen. I took three look pokes (requiring stitches and lack of imaginative and prescient) and never conception for a 2nd that I wasn’t going to proceed. I had this form of merely camp practising with @travislutter, @cdpowertrain and @adams.justin1 in Texas and modified into willing to showcase my abilities for the most sensible most likely strive in opposition to promotion on this planet. Yes my foot grazed her but that my opponents Inability to proceed gave the influence a itsy-bitsy oversold and suspect. I let her know after the look disappear that I wasn’t leaving that cage with out a use and he or she stole that from me.


I’m pondering about no topic is next. I the truth is have a tone of coronary heart in me that have to be let out. Thanks to all americans that helped me with this camp. I esteem you all and I’ll be assist soon #ufc #quietstorm #mma #easywayout #littlebitch

The loss modified into a great one for Markos, who’s enduring the roughest stretch of her profession having dropped four straight. Meanwhile, Dana White’s Contender Sequence standout Pinheiro improved to 9-1, notching her first octagon use.

UFC on ESPN 23 took residing at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The overall card aired on ESPN2.

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