UFC Vegas 39: Damon Jackson defeated Charles Rosa.
Damon Jackson defeated Charles Rosa via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27), at UFC Vegas 39 on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, live from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV.
Entering the final round, it looked like Jackson was going to cruise to victory. However, to start the third round, Rosa landed a nasty back elbow that opened up a large cut on Jackson. Rosa’s corner could be heard screaming about how much blood there was. With more than four minutes remaining, Jackson was forced to fight while bleeding heavily. By the end of the round, the canvas and both fighters’ shorts were covered in blood.
“I just felt the blood trickling out,” said Jackson immediately after the fight. With the victory on Saturday, Jackson improved to 19-4-1, with one no contest.
MMA Twitter reacted to bloody war
With the Octagon covered in blood, numerous members of the UFC roster tweeted about what they saw. Several fighters congratulated both fighters for the exciting fight. While others joked about how the UFC and the fighters were going to clean up all of the blood.