Officials announced in Press conference held in the evening after the fighting That Ferguson was discharged from the hospital and that his computerized tomography (CT) scans came back negative after Saturday’s event. CT scans usually aim to detect any immediate brain damage, which was an obvious concern after the loss of Ferguson’s key card Michael Chandler.
After a strong first round, Ferguson was Hit a forehand kick in the face 17 seconds into the second round I immediately sent him into a crash with his face down on the canvas. He eventually managed to get up under his power, but looked disoriented as he was directed at a chair. This was the second knockout in Ferguson’s career and the first time he became completely unconscious (his other loss due to blows was a TKO for Justin Gethje at UFC 249).
It is not yet known what other injuries Ferguson, 38, may have suffered in the competition or what long-term effects a knockout loss might have on his health.
This was Ferguson’s fourth consecutive loss.
Jose Youngs contributed to this story.
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