Turner Reveals Injury Nearly Forced Withdrawal From UFC 276 Victory

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By John Morgan, MMA Underground While ‘The Tarantula’ made it look easy with a 45-second victory, things were much different behind the scenes. View the original article to see embedded media. UFC lightweight Jalin Turner made his debut in the promotion’s official 155-pound rankings following a sensational performance at this past weekend’s UFC 276 event, but “The Tarantula” can now reveal just how close his bout with Brad Riddell was to being canceled. “Honestly, not a lot of people know this, but I couldn’t even move my arm before the fight,” Turner told MMA Underground. “I messed up my arm …

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