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Anthony Pettis posts Instagram photo of nasty broken foot he suffered in Nate Diaz loss


Anthony Pettis suffered a nasty foot injury in his UFC 241 loss to Nate Diaz (Image: ANTHONY PETTIS / INSTAGRAM)The former lightweight king ran into a brick wall in the form of Nate Diaz, whom he took on in the co-main event of UFC 241.Pettis dropped a unanimous decision to his fellow fan favourite, who was returning from a near-three-year layoff.

Showtime had some success early doors, troubling Diaz with some of his patented kicks.However, his kicking game went out the window in the first round after Diaz checked one of his right low kicks. Related articles
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It later transpired that Pettis had broken his foot in the first stanza.And he shared a photo of the nasty injury with his 1.2 million Instagram followers, which he claimed to have sustained by landing a head kick flush on Diazs chin.The accompanying caption read: @natediaz209 you have a hard a** head homie lol.


Anthony Pettis shared a snap of his broken foot on Instagram (Image: GETTY) @natediaz209 you have a hard a** head homie lolAnthony Pettis on InstagramPrior to revealing the full extent of his injury, Pettis praised Diaz for winning his comeback fight.Alongside a post of himself and the Stockton native embracing after their war, he wrote: Congrats @natediaz209.

Victory over Pettis was Diazs first since his upset win over Conor McGregor in March 2016.Fans will be eagerly awaiting to see who the UFC brass matches him up against next. Related articles
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Nate Diaz reveals who he wants to fight after UFC 241 return
Nate Diaz returned from a three-year layoff to beat Anthony Pettis at UFC 241 (Image: GETTY)UFC 241 ResultsDaniel Cormier vs Stipe Miocic - Miocic def.

Cormier via TKO (Punches) - Round 4, 4:09Anthony Pettis vs Nate Diaz - Diaz def. Pettis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)Yoel Romero vs Paulo Costa - Costa def. Romero via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)Gabriel Benitez vs Sodiq Yusuff - Yusuff def. Benitez via TKO (punches) - Round 1, 4:14Derek Brunson vs Iain Heinisch - Brunson def.

Heinisch via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Victory over Anthony Pettis was Nate Diazs 20th as a pro and first in over three years (Image: GETTY)PrelimsKhama Worthy vs Devonte Smith - Worthy def. Smith via KO (Punch) - Round 1, 4:15Raphael Assuncao vs Cory Sandhagen - Sandhagen def.

Assuncao via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)Manny Bermudez vs Casey Kenney - Kenny def. Bermudez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)Drakkar Klose vs Christos Giagos - Klose def. Giagos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)Hannah Cifers vs Jodie Esquibel - Cifers def. Esquibel vis unanimous decision (30,28,.

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