"Had this fight happened seven years ago, we probably wouldn't have been legalized."
-- UFC President Dana White talks with CombatLifestyle.com about the possible ramifications that UFC Fight Night 16: "Fight for the Troops" could have had several years earlier on the growth of the promotion in particular and the sport in general. The three-hour Spike TV special contained more than its fair share of injuries, including the grizzly leg fracture that Corey Hill sustained. Yoshiyuki Yoshida was also viciously knocked unconscious by Josh Koscheck in the main event and was wheeled out of the Octagon on a stretcher as a precautionary measure. In addition, Razak Al-Hussan had his elbow popped because of an armbar, Brandon Wolff left with a scary-looking head wound (pictured ... sans insane swelling) and Jonathan Goulet had to be treated for head and knee injuries. When it rains it pours.
**Note that a "Get Well Fund" has been coordinated by Gracie Tampa to help Corey Hill "with his medical bills and provide for his wife and three children through this holiday season." To donate now click here.