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‘Gutted’ Joanne Calderwood details UFC Fight Night 80 injury: I’m only going to be out for a few weeks

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community news, Gutted Joanne Calderwood details UFC Fight Night 80 injury: Im only going to be out for a few weeks

“JoJo” breaks her silence on the unfortunate injury she suffered during wrestling practice.

Injuries, injuries and more injuries. That’s the price of admission for competing in mixed martial arts (MMA).

October has seen its share of them, with the recent shellacking the UFC Fight Night 76 card took before it was ultimately repaired and unveiled inside 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland, just last weekend (Sat., Oct. 24, 2015).

Now, another European stalwart has been shelved.

News broke earlier this week that No. 8-ranked women’s strawweight Joanne Calderwood was injured and out of her UFC Fight Night 80 matchup against rising star Paige VanZant (6-1) on Dec. 10, 2015.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has since filled the void left by “JoJo,” placing the well-rounded Rose Namajunas (3-2) opposite “12 Gauge” this winter in “Sin City.”

Following the announcement of her pull-out, the Scottish striker took to her official Facebook page to announce that she’s “doing okay,” among other things (via MMAjunkie).

Just to let everyone know that I’m okay. Everything was going great but I hurt my knee during wrestling last week and I…

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