Holy F@$%ing broken forearm in London


At Cage Warriors 74, on 15 November 2014, at the Copper Box Arena in London’s Olympic village, two Ulsterman crossed the Irish sea to fight in Europe’s leading MMA promotion. Onlookers were at first mystified as to why tough featherweight Steve McCombe verbally submitted to Nathaniel Wood.

A replay revealed the gruesome cause – Wood’s tibia proved to be stronger than McCombe’s radius and ulna combined, an unfortunate fact of fighting.

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One of the former owners of the dominant and defining league in mixed martial arts was asked once to define the power of the sport.

“… there’s the holy s*** factor,” he explained. “Actually, they said ‘the holy f***ing s*** factor.’ It happens at every fight. At least one or two times in every show, whether you say it out loud or you say it to yourself, you go, ‘holy s*** did that just happen?’ I mean, you might see somebody do a flip, get kicked in the head, get knocked out with a punch. At some point, you’re going ‘whoah, did that just happen? Did I really just see that?’ That’s the nucleus of what our product is.”

We scour the sport to find those HOLY F@$%ING S#!^ moments from across the globe.