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ANTHONY SMITH is set to undergo surgery after breaking his ankle at UFC 277.
Smith broke his ankle during a bout against Magomed Ankalaev on Saturday.
The injury occurred in the opening round of their clash when he threw a leg kick towards his opponent which resulted in his ankle snapping
Despite the injury Smith continued to battle on until the second round when he was finished off by Ankalaev after he was no longer able to stand.
UFC President Dana White admitted to making a mistake on his diagnosis of the American in the immediate aftermath of the fight.
Following the fight, White had told reporters he has suffered “no fracture” before correcting this statement later on.
He said: “He did break his leg – his leg was broken.