UFC’s Chris Weidman suffered a devastating leg harm through the first spherical of his combat towards Uriah Corridor at UFC 261 on Saturday. At some point later, he underwent profitable surgical procedure to restore a damaged tibia and fibula.
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The combat lasted solely 17 seconds when Weidman kicked Corridor within the leg and it actually snapped when he landed his foot again onto the mat. The referee stopped the match as Weidman instantly began yelling in ache.
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Weidman posted a video on his social media updating his standing following surgical procedure.
“It is fairly brutal however I will get by this,” Weidman stated by way of TMZ Sports activities. “They put a titanium rod by the tibia so that they undergo the knee and put the rod and drill it by the tibia to make it straight and exhausting. My fibula was damaged as effectively.”
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Weidman stated that he will probably be off his toes for no less than two months. He says after eight weeks, he’ll be capable to “stroll with out crutches and stuff and drive and all that.” Weidman added that it’ll take six to 12 months earlier than he can begin coaching once more.
“I am so grateful for all of the love and help,” Weidman concluded.