Souza broke hand in 1st round vs. Marunde

Sunday, March 04, 2012

Shortly after the bout’s conclusion “Jacare” revealed he’d hurt his left hand in the fight’s first round and was limited by the damage despite looking fairly sharp on his feet. X-rays have since confirmed Souza actually broke it in addition to his thumb, a fact he acknowledged earlier today on Twitter.

No specific turnaround time was mentioned but, with Souza sidelined for at least a few months, it looks as though Tim Kennedy should now be set for the next shot at Rockhold’s belt as had been expected.

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