The tragic situation occurred during the Grappling Open World Cup , where a grappler from Dagenstan, Russia fell on his head during while attempting a flying armbar. Paizutdin Aliyev fell on his head, and the terrible moment was captured on the following recording:
Russian media reported at the time that Aliyev suffered a craniocerebral trauma, cervical vertebral fracture, and spinal cord injury. Which meant that he would be paralyzed for the rest of his life.
The recording caused a great stir on the Internet, and viewers were waiting for information if and when the Dagestan wrestler would get back on its feet. A month after the accident, we have learned from certain sources that Aliyev is working hard on his physical therapy and learning how to walk once again. He is facing a long road ahead but he has the heart of a lion and will get back on his feet :
— Trynidad (@Trynidad2) March 20, 2020