Anthony Pettis Broke Foot in UFC 241 Bout Against Nate Diaz

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis suffered a decision loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 241 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on Saturday, August 17. However, Pettis also suffered an injury during his co-main event bout.

Following the fight, Pettis took to social media to share a photo of his broken foot.

“[Nate Diaz] you have a hard ass head homie,” he wrote on Instagram.

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Pettis’s jiu-jitsu coach Daniel Wanderley confirmed the broken foot to MMAFighting.com. A timetable for Pettis return has not been confirmed. Pettis head coach Duke Roufus told Ariel Helwani of ESPN that the former lightweight champion suffered his broken foot in the first round of the fight.

“Anthony Pettis broke his right foot in the first round of his loss to Nate Diaz last night, according his coach Duke Roufus. It might require surgery,” Helwani wrote on Twitter. “They’ll know for sure when he goes back home to MKE. Pettis posted this photo of his foot afterwards.”

A full look at the UFC 241 results can be seen below.


UFC 241 Results

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  • Stipe Miocic def. Daniel Cormier via knockout (punches) – Round 4, 4:09 – to win heavyweight title
  • Nate Diaz def. Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Paulo Costa def. Yoel Romero via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Sodiq Yusuff def. Gabriel Benitez via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:14
  • Derek Brunson def. Ian Heinisch via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Khama Worthy def. Devonte Smith via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:15
  • Cory Sandhagen def. Raphael Assuncao via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Drakkar Klose def. Christos Giagos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Casey Kenney def. Manny Bermudez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Hannah Cifers def. Jodie Esquibel via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Kyung Ho Kang def. Brandon Davis via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Sabina Mazo def. Shana Dobson via unanimous decision (30-24, 30-25, 30-25)
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