Only a matter of time before UFC death, says Jon Anderson
It’s only a matter of time before somebody is killed during a UFC fight, says Jon Anderson.
The Herald Sun sports journalist told 3AW Breakfast Holly Holm’s fight-winning kick on Ronda Rousey – while skilful – brought back bad memories for him.
‘My first thought was (the death of cricketer) Phillip Hughes – I have to be honest about that,’ Ando told Ross and John.
‘That’s exactly what I thought.
‘She was struck in a similar area.
‘It wasn’t by a cricket ball doing 135 k’s, it was by a foot that was travelling pretty fast.
‘But I thought, at some stage, that is going to happen?
‘Because that is an area we didn’t think of previously as being potentially fatal until that tragic incident with Phillip Hughes.’
Click PLAY below to hear Ando explain more on 3AW Breakfast.