26 year old Martial Arts fighter Payzutdin Aliyev from Russia broke his neck attempting to armlock his opponent during the Universal Fighters Open Cup bout in he Tinkoff Arena in St Petersburg.
The flip didn’t work out and the fighter landed on his head. The fall dislodged his vertebrae, causing permanent paralysis, according to reports. Russian media reported Payzutdin Aliyev suffered a brain contusion, a closed craniocerebral trauma and a fracture of the cervical vertebrae with damage to the spinal cord.
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