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Paddy Pimblett forced out of Cage Warriors 100 due to hand injury

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Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett has announced that an injury has ruled him out of his lightweight showdown with Donovan Desmae at Cage Warriors 100 on Dec. 8.

In a social media post, Pimblett revealed he must undergo another surgery on a reoccurring hand injury, which he hopes will take place before Christmas.

“I’ve got to go back and have the same operation on my hand that I had 4 months ago,” the former Cage Warriors featherweight champion disclosed via his social media channels. “The bone in my hand has gone again and it’s a second [operation] for me now to get this fixed. I’m hoping the operation gets scheduled pre Xmas so I can get back in there ASAP.”

“The Baddy” detailed his struggle with a hand injury he took into his last outing, a lightweight title showdown with Soren Bak at Cage Warriors 96, during a recent appearance on Eurobash.

“I couldn’t wrestle before that fight, I couldn’t lift weights before that fight. The whole camp revolved around making sure my hand was alright and getting me to place where I was able to get in there and fight. If I had pulled out of the show at the [Echo] Arena, the show would’ve went to f*ck without me. I wasn’t pulling out, I just had to get on with it,” said Pimblett.

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