VIDEO: Alex Poatan reveals the moment he broke his toe weeks before UFC 300

The Brazilian suffered an injury to his little finger during training with Rodolfo Bellato and was immediately rescued by the team

Alex Poatán He is the current light heavyweight champion. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Two weeks before his first title defense in the light heavyweight division (up to 93kg.) Alex Poatán He had a big scare when he broke his little toe during training with Rodolfo Bellato. During the training recording (see below), it is possible to watch the moment when the champion claims he has a fracture. The athlete's team quickly came to the rescue to try to solve the problem.

According to the Brazilian, the injury occurred when a kick was thrown at his training partner. Despite the severity, Poatan did not express feelings of pain or frustration with what happened and was grateful that it wasn't his big toe while a team member pulled his pinky in order to put it back in its place.


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In response to the video published on social media, followers of the light heavyweight champion were surprised by the athlete's reaction during the recording and praised his coolness in dealing with a serious problem weeks before a crucial duel against Jamahal hill No. UFC 300.

During a press conference after the victory over the North American, Poatan confessed to having had to do a lot of mental work after breaking his finger, so that he would not have a psychological breakdown before the confrontation.


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