Phil Baroni is a beloved figure in mixed martial arts, and has fought since 2000. Now training at the famed AKA, "The New York Badass" was experiencing a resurgence of sorts, but came up short against Nobutatsu Suzuki at ONE FC 9.
Baroni was trying to avoid a flurry from Suzuki when his ankle gave out, appearing to dislocate, and the referee dove in to stop the fight.
A report via Twitter says Baroni dislocated his ankle and broke his fibula
Isaan Isaan @IsaanMuaythai
@JamesGoyder was fight of the night @philbaroni dominated until his foot caught at the base of the cage dislocating ankle breaking tibia.
The UnderGround, and the entire sport, wish Baroni a full and fast recovery.
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