Dana White shares gruesome images of Liana Jojua’s horrific nose injury picked up in UFC 254 defeat to Miranda Maverick this weekend… but confirms the Georgian has not broken her nose in flyweight clash
- Liana Jojua suffered a horrific nose injury during her UFC 254 defeat on Saturday
- The Georgian was caught by a nasty elbow from fight winner Miranda Maverick
- The 25-year-old needed stitches to heal the open wound this weekend
- UFC president Dana White confirmed that Jojua’s nose was not broken
- UFC 254 LIVE: Follow Nurmagomedov vs Gaethje action right here
MMA fighter Liana Jojua suffered a horrific nose injury in her UFC 254 defeat to Miranda Maverick on Saturday.
The Georgian competitor’s nose was split open during the fight and the 25-year-old was covered in blood after the fight, which was decided just five minutes into the first round of the Abu Dhabi contest.
Jojua suffered a nasty elbow to the face in the flyweight contest to pick up the injury and she held a blooded sheet to her face as Maverick was deemed the winner in the technical knockout.
Liana Jojua (R) suffered a horrific nose injury in her UFC 245 defeat to Miranda Maverick (L)
UFC president Dana White posted an image of Jojua being treated for the injury
However, UFC president Dana White was quick to reassure fans of the Georgian that her nose was not broken in the flyweight clash on Saturday night.
White posted an image of Jojua being treated for her injuries in hospital, with the nose being stitched up to heal the wound.
Defeat on Saturday was Jojua’s fifth in her career, with the 25-year-old picking up eight UFC wins overall.
Maverick, meanwhile, picked up her tenth career win over the weekend in the Abu Dhabi event.
Jojua (left) was covered in blood after the fight as Maverick (right) was deemed the winner