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MMA fighter suffers crushed trachea

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  1. Edmond Rousey Blue Belt

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    Wish him well.

    I'm surprised this injury doesn't occur a little more often.
     
  3. Sohei Its just a flu bro!

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    He was kicked in the throat?
     
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    Trachea is extremely flexible.
     
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    When I first saw it, I assumed the injury happened from a choke...but the article says strikes.
     
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    Jesus, that's awful. Hope everything works out for the best.
     
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    Ouch that's terrible I'm actually surprised that it doesn't happen more often but I wish him a speedy recovery and I hope he returns to the cage.
     
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    But subject to this injury, and this is actually the first one I've heard of in MMA.
     
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    sad to hear. Hope he recovers quickly. YOu don't see this very often because it is incredibly difficult/unlucky to land a punch or a kick to someones throat . Especially when they are in a proper fighting stance and have their chin tucked properly
     
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    That's a scary situation.
     
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    yeah i've always expected this to happen. i see a lot of inadvertent strikes missing the chin and getting to the throat area.
     
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    talk about the ultimate sore throat. Heres to a quick turnaround.
     
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    I hope he is ok, that sounds terrible.

    And yeah, it's easy to miss the chin, it's surprising this doesn't happen more often.

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    Can you heal from that type of injury? Or is it damaged for good?
     
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    Sorry to hear it.. Was the pressure on his brain from the lack of oxygen over an extended period, or what?
     
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    oh shit, always hate to hear about serious injuries, take care bro.
     

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