Chris Weidman lost his much-anticipated fight against Uriah Hall in heartbreaking fashion.
In the first round of his fight at UFC 261, Weidman had to leave on a stretcher after his leg snapped while throwing his first leg kick of the fight that was checked by Hall.
Weidman is taken out on a stretcher. Really hard to see.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 25, 2021
— ESPN (@espn) April 25, 2021
WARNING VIDEO BELOW IS EXTREMELY GRAPHIC
Here’s the video of Weidman’s injury.
— danawhite (@danawhite) April 25, 2021
— iamvinsonkikon (@vinsonkikon) April 25, 2021
Uriah Hall sent a classy message to Weidman after the injury.
"I hope he's okay. I wish his family well if you guys are watching."@UriahHallMMA had a classy message for Chris Weidman and his family after their fight at #UFC261 ended with an injury to Weidman's leg. pic.twitter.com/u12EWgoQaK
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) April 25, 2021
The MMA world showed their respect to Weidman.