Dana White confirmed Liana Jojua did NOT break her nostril throughout her bout with Miranda Maverick at UFC 254.
Nevertheless, the flyweight did require stitches instantly after the bout at Flash Discussion board after blood started to cascade as quickly as Maverick landed the elbow.
The Georgian was left coated in blood and unable to proceed after the combat was waved off after only one spherical because of the severity of the lower.
However Dana White was fast to guarantee followers the 25-year-old had not damaged her nostril and merely required stitches to repair her bloody harm.
He wrote on Twitter: “That was a nasty elbow, however Liana Jojua noes [sic] not damaged and it’s stitched up.”
Though the stoppage was thought of untimely by some, Maverick revealed after the bout she had been engaged on her placing, however was shocked to see how a lot harm she may trigger.
Maverick stated: “As I confirmed in the present day, I’ve placing I simply don’t normally have to make use of it, why get punched within the face if I don’t must, you already know what I imply? I’m able to go, I’m able to scare this whole division.
“The assertion was to win and present the world that I’m the most effective on this division and I’m the brand new factor arising.
“I’m glad that I may present my placing and present that I’m extra well-rounded. I landed that elbow and it shocked me on the similar time, that it made that huge of a lower, and I used to be able to preserve placing harm on her.
“I feel that she anticipated me attempting to take her down in some unspecified time in the future, identical to everybody did, and I feel that she was already fearful of my punches and the one time she was touching me was when she was ducking her head down and attempting to swing.
“So if I did simply did it when she wasn’t wanting and increase, hit her smack in the course of her brow, increase I received.”