Matt Mitrione officially appeals TKO loss to Travis Browne
Back at ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ earlier this year, Matt Mitrione suffered one of the most gruesome eye injuries in the history of combat sports.
According to Mitrione, the eye pokes left him unable to see out of the eye, which ultimately resulted in his orbital being cracked from a cross thrown by Browne.
While many criticized the referee for not deducting a point from Browne, he ultimately picked up the TKO win.
Now, Mitrione has officially appealed the loss. Part of his formal appeal reads:
“Mitrione was about to strike Browne with an undefended right hook to the head following a straight left lead,” it read. “As a result of Browne’s position in reaction to Mitrione’s fair combinations of strikes, Browne was able to defend being struck by Mitrione’s legal attack only by employing the illegal blow.
“Accordingly, the foul should have been judged intentional and Browne should have been disqualified.”
With that being said, you can read the full 12 page document by clicking THIS LINK.
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