Yasubey Enomoto Defended M-1 Global Title With An Open Wound Infection

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sparky
3/25/12 1:51:43PM
Yasubey Enomoto fought on M-1 Challenge 31 against Rashid Magomedov in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was his first title defense of the M-1 Global Welterweight Championship he won last December and it proved to be a very tough outing for the Swiss-Japanese fighter.

Against a very tough Russian opponent, Enomoto battled through multiple eye pokes and groin kicks, and eventually lost a decision (50-45, 49-47, 50-45) in a fight that was definitely much closer than what the scorecards portrayed. Those hardships weren't the only challenges Yasubey had to face though, as he had a much tougher battle outside the ring. A challenge that is relatively common in MMA but very dangerous to its athletes.

"He fought with an infection on his shin and was on antibiotics the whole week prior to the fight," said his brother Felipe Enomoto in an interview with BloodyElbow.com, "That's why it was taped, because he had a huge open wound there"

Felipe, who is currently training for a ONE FC bout against Zorobabel Moreira, said that his brother's infection got even worse. It has been almost two weeks after the bout, and Yasubey is still getting treated in the hospital


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postman
3/25/12 2:56:03PM
M-1 doing another bang up job!
BeeR
3/25/12 4:50:12PM
Congrats to Magomedov for picking up the title.....and possibly hepatitis...
tcunningham
3/25/12 6:29:40PM
skin infections are nasty. i like enomoto, ive seen him fight a few other times and i think hes got talent.i wouldnt mind seeing him in bellator or SF.
warglory
3/25/12 8:34:13PM
Wow, talk about dropping the ball on the whole fighter safety thing.
rush13
3/26/12 1:17:43AM

Posted by postman

M-1 doing another bang up job!



Of course, what else can u expect from them lol
postman
3/27/12 12:20:25PM

Posted by rush13


Posted by postman

M-1 doing another bang up job!



Of course, what else can u expect from them lol



Nothing I expect nothing from them
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