So gross. During the UFC 180 match on Nov. 15 in Mexico City, Jessica Eye took home the victory after throwing an extremely violent punch at her competition, Leslie Smith, and tearing her ear open. Click to WATCH, but be warned of its graphic nature.
While competing in the UFC 180 match on Nov. 15 in Mexico City, Jessica Eye, 28, brutally threw a punch at her opponent Leslie Smith, 32, which essentially sealed her victory. The punch violently split Leslie’s ear open, sending blood spewing down the side of her face, which ultimately ended the match. No fights, male or female, should be allowed to be this brutal.
UFC 180: Jessica Eye’s TKO Victory Splits Leslie Smith’s Ear Open
The violent match sent chills down our spine. After Jessica threw the punch at Leslie, she used the brutal injury to play on Leslie’s weakness. Though Jessica achieved a huge win, the nature of the fight is truly gruesome.
“When I connected and saw her ear blow up, that became my main target,” Jessica said according to Yahoo!
“I was going to keep hitting it until they stopped the fight or it fell off. My goal is to be the first girl in the UFC to get a knockout win. I know I’ll do it. Now I’ve climbed another rung on the ladder, and I’ll look around and see what my options are, but I’m almost to the top.”
Leslie, the fighter that she is, pushed herself to get back on her feet. However, after an examination she was discontinued from fighting, giving Jessica the victory.
The punch separated the cauliflower from her ear in the first round, but became much worse in the second round, nearly hanging off as it bled.
We are all for women being tough, but this match crossed a line bordering on inhumane, and we think no men or women’s match should ever get this violent.
What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Do you think Jessica’s UFC 180 win was cruel?
— Julianne Ishler