Julia Avila managed to cram a range of emotions into just an 18-second post-fight update.
However, there’s no doubting her toughness – or sense of humor.
At Friday’s Invicta FC 29 event, Avila (3-1) suffered a first-round TKO loss – and a badly brolken finger – to fellow bantamweight Marciea Allen (7-2) after a bone snapped and popped through the skin on the ring finger of her left hand.
“Hey guys, I’m in the hospital,” the 29-year-old said in the video. “I’m doing fine. If it were up to me, they would just cut off the finger, and I would’ve keep fighting. But this is what happened.”
Avila, who owns past wins over current UFC champ Nicco Montano and UFC vet Marion Reneau, then got a little emotional as she held up the damaged digit for the camera.
“I’m sorry, and I’ll be back soon,” she said. “I love you guys. Thank you.”
The good news is that surgery appears to have been a success, and “Raging Panda” even got to celebrate with some pizza soon after leaving the hospital (via Instagram):
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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