- Middleweight’s left ring finger was torn off mid-fight
- Pliev, 37, represented Russia at the 2012 Olympics
- Injury occurred during co-main event of CFFC 94
Khetag Pliev, a former Olympic freestyle wrestler turned professional boxer and MMA fighter, lost a finger during a Cage Fury Fighting Championships fight on Thursday night at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.
Pliev, a four-time Canadian national wrestling champion known as ‘The Terminator’ who represented Russia at the 2012 London Olympics, suffered the gruesome injury during the first or second round of a middleweight fight with Devin Goodale in the co-main event of CFFC 94, which was broadcast live on the UFC’s Fight Pass streaming service.