MMA fighter Khetag Pliev severs left ring finger in Philadelphia bout, doctors reattach it
A mixed martial arts fighter has had his finger severed during a match in the United States, but doctors were eventually able to reattach it.
- The fight was stopped when the referee noticed Khetag Pliev was missing a finger
- Pliev said he wanted to keep the fight going because he felt he was winning
- It took a couple of minutes, but the finger was eventually found in Pliev’s glove
Khetag Pliev was injured during the second round of his fight on Thursday night in Philadelphia.
The match was only stopped when the referee noticed Pliev was missing his left ring finger.
WARNING: graphic vision of the injury and reattached finger below.
“In the second round, he [opponent Devin Goodale] caught my glove with one hand and held it,” Pliev told…