August 12, 2020

Karolina Kowalkiewicz provides an update on injury, says she still loves this sport and wants fans to know she will be okay

Karolina Kowalkiewicz has provided an update for worried fans following a heartbreaking post on social media this past Sunday.

Kowalkiewicz lost to Yan Xiaonan at UFC Auckland.

At last Saturday’s UFC Auckland event, Kowalkiewicz suffered her fourth consecutive defeat, losing to Yan Xiaonan via unanimous decision.

In a video statement released on Sunday, Kowalkiewicz revealed she had suffered a broken bone under her right eye and said “for the first time in my life after a fight I cannot say I’m okay“.

The video was immediately met by a downpouring of support from fans, fellow fighters and notable MMA personalities.

The 34-year-old took to her Instagram page on Monday to provide an update following the public support.

Sh*t happens. I still love this sport and UFC. Don’t worry I’ll be ok.” she said, along with an x-ray image of the injury.

Take a look at the original post and image below:


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