During the post-fight press conference, Le indicated that he not only saw Shamrock’s X-rays, but heard the arm break while in the cage.
The injury took place towards the end of the third and final round. Le threw a high kick that grazed Shamrock’s head that ultimately landed on Shamrock’s upper arm.
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According to Le, the X-rays he saw showed a bone in Shamrock’s arm broken in half.
Even if Shamrock had not gotten injured, he was in danger of losing the fight. ProElite.com was able to acquire a copy of the judge’s scoring and it shows that Shamrock was behind on all the judges’ scorecards.
According to the scoring obtained, Shamrock lost all three rounds. Round one was 30-27 Le; round two was 29-28 Le; and round three was 29-28 Le.
Judge Richard Bertrend scored the fight 10-9, 10-9, 9-10. Judge Cecil Peoples scored the fight 10-9, 10-9, 10-9. And judge Nelson “Doc”
Le stated that he was open to a rematch with Shamrock.
Here are other notes from the post-fight press conference: