Nathaniel Wood Out of UFC 286 Due to Injury
UFC 286 (UFC London) took a major hit the other day, as featherweight banger Nathaniel Wood vs Lerone Murphy had to be cancelled due to a knee injury on Wood’s part. Wood sliced his knee in training camp when he collided with the protective border surrounding his gym’s padded floor. He shared the CCTV footage of the incident:
That takedown attempt cost me a fortune. 😔 pic.twitter.com/j5UmmNrKdX— Nathaniel Wood (@TheProspectMMA) February 9, 2023
For all the messages I’ve been receiving it truly is appreciated. Mentally I’m ok as I believe everything happens for a reason and there is a lot worse going on in the world. Thanks guys. ❤️— Nathaniel Wood (@TheProspectMMA) February 9, 2023
All the best goes out to Nathaniel Wood and his team. Here’s to a speedy recovery and a ranked fight upon return.
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