Sage Northcutt Suffers 8 Facial Fractures in 29 Second KO Loss

Sage Northcutt suffered a 29-second knockout loss during his ONE Championship debut, and the former UFC prospect suffered some severe damage. In an Instagram post shared following his loss, Northcutt revealed that he suffered eight facial fractures.
Because of his fractures, Northcutt had to undergo intense surgery for nine hours, he revealed.
“Fresh out of surgery,” Northcutt wrote on Instagram. “I had 8 fractures and a nine hour intense operation. Feeling blessed for the amazing care and all the support from @onechampionship, my family/friends and fans! My Terminator face is not too Shabby.. ūüíÄ‚ÄúI‚Äôll be back!‚ÄĚ Next post is catheter removalūüė≥‚Ķstay tuned-JK ūüėé”

There is no current timeline for Northcutt’s return.
The full results from “ONE Championship 96: Enter the Dragon” can be seen below.

‘ONE Championship 96: Enter the Dragon’ Results

MAIN CARD (B/R Live, 8:00 a.m. ET)

  • Champ Shinya Aoki vs. Christian Lee ‚Äď for lightweight title
  • Cosmo Alexandre def. Sage Northcutt via knockout (punch) ‚Äď Round 1, 0:29
  • Saygid Guseyn Arslanaliev¬†def.¬†Amir Khan¬†via knockout (punches) ‚Äď Round 1, 2:56 ‚Äď lightweight world grand prix semifinal
  • Geje Eustaquio¬†def.¬†Kim Kyu Sung¬†via unanimous decision ‚Äď flyweight world grand prix alternate bout
  • Litao Miao¬†def.¬†Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke¬†via knockout (punch) ‚Äď Round 1, 4:09

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, Twitter, 5:00 a.m. ET)

  • Yoshitaka Naito¬†def.¬†Alex Silva¬†via unanimous decision
  • Garry Tonon¬†def.¬†Yoshiki Nakahara¬†via submission (heel hook)¬† Round 1, 0:55
  • Iuri Lapicus¬†def.¬†Shannon Wiratchai¬†via submission (rear-naked choke) ‚Äď Round 3, 3:10
  • Mei Yamaguchi¬†def.¬†Laura Balin¬†via submission (armbar) ‚Äď Round 1, 3:46
  • Rahul Raju¬†def.¬†Richard Corminal¬†via submission (rear-naked choke) ‚Äď Round 1, 4:43
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