Since Dec. 2020, Darren Till has withdrawn from three scheduled fights, so you can’t blame fight fans for being a bit concerned when he’s booked to compete … especially when “The Gorilla” posts eye-raising medical issues on his social media accounts.
Till recently sent fans into panic mode after he posted a picture of an apparent eye injury on his Instagram account ahead of his scheduled return against Dricus du Plessis at UFC 282 on Dec. 10, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Of course, we are still more than one month away from fight night, so Till’s latest wound could very well be healed by showtime. Indeed, he remains on the UFC 282 card … for now.
“The Gorilla” hasn’t competed in more than one year and is currently on a two-fight losing streak after dropping consecutive fights to Derek Brunson and Robert Whittaker.
All told, the British brawler is just 1-4 in his last five outings inside the Octagon, so a win is of the utmost importance against du Plessis, who is enjoying a five-fight win streak that includes winning his first three fights inside the Octagon (two via knockout).
UFC 282 is set to be headlined by a Light Heavyweight championship rematch between division champion, Jiri Prochazka, and former title holder, Glover Teixeira. Also on the pay-per-view (PPV) card, Jan Blachowicz will take on Magomed Ankalaev in a 205-pound title eliminator fight.
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