Ostovich is believed to have suffered a broken orbital bone during
the incident, although the specific nature of her injuries is
currently unknown. The UFC flyweight was reportedly attacked by
someone close to her. According to the TMZ report, Honolulu police
have opened a felony domestic violence investigation. No arrests
have been made.
Meanwhile, Honolulu-based news station
KHON2 confirmed that Ostovich has been hospitalized. “She’s in
bad shape. It’s very sad,” sources told KHON2.
Ostovich, 27, is a native of Honolulu with a 4-4 professional
record in MMA. She went 2-2 during a four-bout stint in Invicta
Fighting Championships before appearing on Season 26 of “The
Ultimate Fighter.” She made her debut in the Octagon with a
first-round submission of Karine
Gevorgyan at the “TUF 26” finale before tapping out to a
rear-naked choke against Montana
De La Rosa at the “TUF 27” finale in her most recent
Ostovich was scheduled to return to action against Paige
VanZant at a UFC Fight Night card in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan.
19, an event which will mark the promotion’s debut on ESPN+.
Editor’s note: This story was updated at approximately 11:43
a.m. ET to include additional information, including the news that
Honolulu police have opened a domestic violence