Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson had an absolute war with Henry Cejudo at UFC 227. Johnson like always delivered a strong performance but slightly fell behind on the judges’ scorecards as he lost the fight via a split decision. While Cejudo seemed to be carrying an injury into the fight, it was later revealed that Johnson too had injured his leg during the fight.
Johnson later revealed in the post-event press conference that during a scrambling exchange he tore off his ACL and his foot was also probably be broken due to all the leg-kicks that he threw. Here’s what he said:
I remember we were scrambling, and I maybe shot, and then he kind of pushed me over, and I rolled over my right knee, and I felt the pop, and I was like, ‘There goes the right LCL – fantastic, and the foot was just from kicking and kicking and kicking.