Johnny Walker on Injuring Himself Celebrating UFC Win: "My Shoulder Just Popped Out"



Good luck finding a recent UFC fighter who's had quite the rapid rise as that of Johnny Walker. The Brazilian has steamrollered all three of his UFC opponents with first-round stoppages. And after each dominant victory, MMA fans buzzed about his celebrations -- including back-to-back "worm" dances.


But part of that buzz was bad news: After his March 2 TKO of Misha Cirkunov, Walker's worm went awry when he hit the cage floor and injured his shoulder.

Here's how that night went down -- and what Walker has planned at UFC 244.


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