Mayra Sheetara suffers scary cut and injury determines defeat against Macy Chiasson at UFC 303

Brazilian lives nightmare in confrontation and suffers second setback after medical interruption on main card

Mayra Sheetara receives a blow to UFC 303. Photo: Reproduction/X UFC News

The Brazilian Mayra Sheetara lived a real nightmare UFC 303. Macy Chaiasson's opponent at this Saturday's event (29), held in Las Vegas (USA), the Minas Gerais native suffered a frightening cut after receiving a harsh elbow from her opponent in the second round. After medical evaluation, the team decided to interrupt the confrontation, determining the technical knockout in favor of the North American.

After the strike, Sheetara did not hide her frustration. The Brazilian now suffers the second setback in a row.

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Victorious in the clash, Chiasson has plenty of reasons to celebrate. Currently seventh in the rankings, the North American will take her place in the top 5 of the bantamweight category (up to 61,2kg).

Bitter defeat

The fight began with Sheetara closing the distance and surrounding her opponent in the octagon. Chiasson tried to surprise the Brazilian and started throwing high kicks and crosses. With just over a minute of confrontation, it was the Minas Gerais native's turn to get scared, with a high kick followed by a straight shot. Halfway through the stage, Sheetara pulled her opponent into the clinch and started throwing knees to her opponent's body. Afterwards, the Brazilian started putting pressure on her opponent on the bars. In the final minute, Mayra remained aggressive and looked for a takedown. Chiasson managed to defend himself until the bell sounded.

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In the second round, the athletes began to exchange franks at the beginning of the round. Afterwards, Macy managed to get a takedown on the Brazilian and started scoring with ground na pound. From below, the Brazilian showed danger and risked an armbar. An elbow from Chiasson opened a scary cut on the Brazilian's face. After medical evaluation, the confrontation was interrupted to ensure the integrity of the miner.

UFC 303 results

MAIN CARD 

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Light heavyweight (up to 93 kg): Alex Poatán x Jiri Prochazka – fight for the belt

Married weight (up to 74,8kg): Dan Ige x Diego lopes

Light heavyweight (up to 93 kg): Anthony Smith x Roman Dolidze

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Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Macy chiasson derrotou Mayra Sheetara by technical knockout (medical interruption) at 1m58s of R2

Welterweight (up to 77,1 kg): Ian Machado Garry derrotou Michael Page in the unanimous decision of the judges (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

PRELIMINARY CARD 

Average weight (up to 83,9 kg): joe pyfer derrotou Marc-Andre Barriault by knockout (punches) at 1min25s of R1

Featherweight (up to 65,7 kg): André Fili derrotou Cub swanson in the judges' split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Featherweight (up to 65,7 kg): Jean Silva derrotou Charles Jourdain by knockout (punch) at 1min22s of R2

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Payton Talbott derrotou Yanis Ghemmouri by technical knockout (punches) 19s into R1

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Gillian robertson derrotou Michelle Waterson in the unanimous decision of the judges (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Heavy weight (up to 120,2 kg): Martin Buday derrotou Andrei Arlovski in the judges' split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Flyweight (up to 56,7 kg): King Tsuruya derrotou Carlos Hernandez in the unanimous decision of the judges (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Vinicius LokDog derrotou Ricky simon in the unanimous decision of the judges (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

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