Sage Northcutt suffered a 29-second knockout loss during his ONE Championship debut, and the former UFC prospect suffered some severe damage. In an Instagram post shared following his loss, Northcutt revealed that he suffered eight facial fractures.
Because of his fractures, Northcutt had to undergo intense surgery for nine hours, he revealed.
“Fresh out of surgery,” Northcutt wrote on Instagram. “I had 8 fractures and a nine hour intense operation. Feeling blessed for the amazing care and all the support from @onechampionship, my family/friends and fans! My Terminator face is not too Shabby.. “I’ll be back!” Next post is catheter removal…stay tuned-JK ”
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Fresh out of surgery…I had 8 fractures and a nine hour intense operation. Feeling blessed for the amazing care and all the support from @onechampionship, my family/friends and fans! My Terminator face is not too Shabby.. “I’ll be back!” Next post is catheter removal…stay tuned-JK
There is no current timeline for Northcutt’s return.
The full results from “ONE Championship 96: Enter the Dragon” can be seen below.
‘ONE Championship 96: Enter the Dragon’ Results
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TONIGHT ⠀ Shinya Aoki and Christian Lee battle it out to determine the ONE lightweight king! Plus, Dutch warriors Nieky Holzken and Regian Eersel collide to crown the first-ever ONE Lightweight Kickboxing World Champion, and eight of the 's best strikers square off in the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix! ⠀ #WeAreONE #Singapore #MartialArts ⠀ ___________________________________________________⠀ #ONEChampionship #WorldChampion #Champion #WarriorSpirit #Knockout #KO #Submission #MuayThai #ThaiBoxing #Kickboxing #Wrestling #Boxing #BJJ #BrazilianJiuJitsu #JiuJitsu #Grappling #Karate #MMA #MixedMartialArts #Fight #Fitness #Training #Sports #Entertainment #BeastMode #Asia #Motivation
MAIN CARD (B/R Live, 8:00 a.m. ET)
- Champ Shinya Aoki vs. Christian Lee – for lightweight title
- Cosmo Alexandre def. Sage Northcutt via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 0:29
- Saygid Guseyn Arslanaliev def. Amir Khan via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 2:56 – lightweight world grand prix semifinal
- Geje Eustaquio def. Kim Kyu Sung via unanimous decision – flyweight world grand prix alternate bout
- Litao Miao def. Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 4:09
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, Twitter, 5:00 a.m. ET)
- Yoshitaka Naito def. Alex Silva via unanimous decision
- Garry Tonon def. Yoshiki Nakahara via submission (heel hook) Round 1, 0:55
- Iuri Lapicus def. Shannon Wiratchai via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 3:10
- Mei Yamaguchi def. Laura Balin via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 3:46
- Rahul Raju def. Richard Corminal via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:43