Felder Suffered Collapsed Lung
Paul Felder and James Vick went to war, standing and trading for 15 minutes at UFC Fight Night Phoenix.
While Felder would take the unanimous decision victory on Sunday night at the Talking Stick Arena, the more impressive part is that according to Felder’s manager Brian Butler, was that the “Irish Dragon” suffered a collapsed lung from a kick during the final round.
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Paul Felder suffered a collapsed lung in the closing minutes of his fight against James Vick last night, his manager Brian Butler told ESPN. Doctors believe the lung was punctured when he took a shot to the ribs at the end of the third round. He is being held an extra day at a local Phoenix hospital for observation, Butler said. As a result of the injury, Felder has been forced to pull out of his color analyst duties for this weekend’s UFC Prague telecast. 📷 Getty Images/Zuffa LLC
Felder would make a statement on the matter that would focus on what the Philadelphia-born fighter.