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Corey Anderson needles Luke Rockhold for stopping BKFC battle as a consequence of damaged tooth: ‘Everyone ain’t lower for this’

Corey Anderson isn’t necessarily questioning Luke Rockhold’s toughness, but he knows from personal experience what it’s like to battle through a few broken teeth in a fight. At BKFC 41, Rockhold alerted the referee to the damage done to his mouth during his bare-knuckle boxing match with Mike Perry, which caused the bout to be

Corey Anderson needles Luke Rockhold for stopping BKFC battle as a consequence of damaged tooth: ‘Everyone ain’t lower for this’

Corey Anderson isn’t essentially questioning Luke Rockhold’s toughness, however he is aware of from private expertise what it’s prefer to battle by means of just a few damaged tooth in a battle.

At BKFC 41, Rockhold alerted the referee to the damage done to his mouth throughout his bare-knuckle boxing match with Mike Perry, which precipitated the bout to be stopped. Afterward, Rockhold revealed some badly busted teeth together with a nasty gash on his lip that required medical consideration.

On Tuesday, Anderson posted a grotesque picture from a 2015 encounter with Gian Villante that noticed him endure the same destiny, with a number of of the Bellator contender’s tooth getting dislodged throughout an early alternate. Anderson stated he did every part potential to not cease the battle whereas principally holding his tooth in his mouth together with his tongue, in hopes that he’d be capable to flip issues round earlier than the referee observed the grisly injury.

“I maintain seeing posts and listening to about [how] Luke Rockhold give up within the first spherical after getting a chipped tooth and a [hole] in his lip,” Anderson wrote on Instagram. “I had my backside row of tooth crushed out within the first minute of my battle with Gian Villante. And fought all the best way [until] I obtained knocked out with 45 seconds left within the battle. And fought the entire time holding my tooth in with my tongue so the ref wouldn’t name the physician in between rounds and cease the battle. Whereas nonetheless speaking to my coaches between rounds attempting to determine how one can win.

“[As] far as I used to be involved the tooth have been performed for [but] the battle was nonetheless to be received!”

Whereas the end result for Anderson was nonetheless a knockout loss on his document, “Additional time” refused to cease his battle and as a substitute exhausted each final possibility. And he couldn’t assist however consider the state of affairs after seeing Rockhold cease the battle towards Perry this previous weekend.

“I ain’t bragging or boasting, however everyone ain’t lower for this sport,” Anderson wrote. “Everyone swears to be a warrior when it’s sunshine and rainbows. However flip to quitters when it will get tough and wild! It’s straightforward to be good for some…. ITS HARD TO BE TOUGH FOR MOST!”

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