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Sunday, Mar 14, 2021

(Updated) Belal Muhammad Reports Eye Sustained “no Permanent Damage”, Following Scary End to Fight

Edwards and Muhammad (right) (image via UFC / YouTube)

By FCF Staff

Saturday’s headliner between Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad ended under frightening circumstances. But, thankfully it looks like Muhammad is going to be okay.

The main event for UFC Vegas 21 was declared a no -contest in round two, after Muhammad was accidentally poked in the right eye. Muhammad, whose eye was bloodied, was ruled ineligible to continue.

Following the fight, the welterweight shared out the image and statement below.

My heart is shattered my first main event ended like that but Gods the best of planners im sorry to the fans and the@ufc you deserved a full fight. Alhamdillah the vision is coming back and no permanent damage to the eye I’ll be back and want to run it back@Leon_edwardsmma

The 32-year-old Muhammad (18-3, 1 NC) had won four straight heading into Saturday’s card.

Update:after Muhammad tweeted out the comments above, the welterweight posted the tweet below.

posted by FCF Staff @ 11:28 am
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