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Jamie Varner Breaks Ankle & Forced To Give Up Against James Krause At UFC 173

Andrew Ravens

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Well, it was good while it lasted, Jamie Varner broke his ankle in the early part of the first fight. He tried to gut it out and landed some good shots, however, he could not finish  James Krause or this fight.

James Krause (20-5) He has 5 knockouts,13 submissions and 2 decision victories while he has been knocked out once, submitted twice and lost by decision twice. In his last four fights he is 3-1. Prior to joining the UFC he was on a seven fight winning streak. He beat Joe Jordan via Guillotine Choke at RFA 5 – Downing vs. Rinaldi on Nov / 30 / 2012, then beat Toby Imada via unanimous decision at RFA 6 – Krause vs. Imada 2 on Jan / 18 / 2013. He made his UFC debut against Sam Stout which he won against Sam Stout via Guillotine Choke at UFC 161 – Evans vs. Henderson on Jun / 15 / 2013. However in his last fight he lost to Bobby Green via TKO at UFC Fight Night – Fight for the Troops 3 on Nov / 06 / 2013.

As soon as the round ends, Varner says his ankle is broken and this fight is over. We should know more later tonight.

Jamie Varner (21-9) he has 7 knockouts,11 submissions and 3 decision victories, he lost once by knockout, four times by submissions and four times by decision. He made his UFC debut against which he won via TKO at UFC 146 – Dos Santos vs. Mir on May / 26 / 2012. In his last four fights he is 3-1. He lost to Joe Lauzon via Triangle Choke at UFC on Fox 4 – Shogun vs. Vera on Aug / 04 / 2012. He then beat Melvin Guillard via split decision at UFC 155 – Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2 on Dec / 29 / 2012. Since then he has lost his last two fights, Gleison Tibau via split decision at UFC 164 – Henderson vs. Pettis 2 on Aug / 31 / 2013 and then Abel Trujillo via KO at UFC 169 – Barao vs. Faber 2 on Feb / 01 / 2014.



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