MMA Gym Stormed By Machete Wielding Attackers In Gym War (Warning Graphic)

Mixed martial arts gym rivalries are nothing new to the sport. However, this particular rivalry reached nearly fatal heights.

As reported by, a rivalry between mixed martial arts gyms in Hamberg, Germany ended in a bloody fracas. An estimated five masked men attacked fighter Abeku Afful with machete, knives, and a baton. The fighter was rushed to the hospital after undergoing surgery for a severed artery in his leg from a machete laceration.

Afful went on to recover from critical condition following the attack. The attackers were allegedly fighters from a rival gym.

WARNING: Severely graphic photos from the machete attack may be viewed below. The image is not for those irritated by the sight of blood.

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