MMA fighter Yusuke Yachi suffers HORROR eye injury on Floyd Mayweather undercard
MMA fighter Yusuke Yachi suffered a horror eye injury on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather‘s bout with Tenshin Nasukawa.
Yachi had blood pouring from his eye during a brutal second-round technical knockout against Johnny Case.
The eye swelled up quickly and doctors ordered the 28-year-old Japanese fighter to call it a day for fear of any further damage taking his vision away for good.
MMA fighter Yusuke Yachi suffered a gruesome eye injury in his Rizin bout in Tokyo on Monday
UFC veteran Johnny Case (left) dealt a heavy blow on Yachi before his eye was left savaged
He was quickly taken to hospital and he did not undertake a post-fight interview to reflect on his disappointing defeat to Case.
The horror injury quickly caught attention across the world on social media with fight fans aghast at the gruesome nature of the blow to the head.
Case is a UFC veteran and unleashed some brutal punishment on Yachi before doctors stepped in.
Yachi’s injury was just the build-up to Floyd Mayweather’s fight against Tenshin Nasukawa
It was merely a sideshow to the main event which saw all eyes in Japan on 50-0 unbeaten boxing champion Mayweather.
He was due to undertake his ring-walk at 10am UK time but there was still no sign of the American just before midday.
The fight against Nasukawa is to be a boxing match – three rounds with no kicking or MMA moves allowed.