UFC welterweight Geoff Neal had rather the health scare and his mentor has absent into far more detail.
Neal surprised the MMA local community when he disclosed in an Instagram article that he “almost died.” Neal was in ICU on dialysis. The 170-pounder is now at dwelling resting pursuing the chilling experience.
Geoff Neal’s Mentor Talks Fighter’s Around-Death Working experience
Neal’s longtime coach, Sayif Saud, spoke to ESPN subsequent his fighter’s ordeal. He disclosed that Neal was in crucial problem.
“For two days, we did not know if he was gonna make it,” Saud instructed ESPN. “He went to the unexpected emergency room on Sunday [Aug. 2], he was septic by the time he got there. I spoke to the nurse and she suggests, ‘We have to have to choose him to ICU proper now, he’s in essential condition.’ That’s when my coronary heart actually sank.
“They stated his white blood cell count was 20,000, when it’s supposed to be 12,000. His body was battling a thing, but they did not know what it was. They continue to really do not.”
Saud went on to say that Neal examined destructive for the flu and COVID-19. Neal was scheduled to get on Neil Magny at a fight night occasion on Aug. 29 but he has been changed by former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler.
Neal is one of the swiftest soaring potential customers in the UFC. He is riding a seven-combat winning streak and has finished six of his opponents in that span. Neal is the amount 11-ranked UFC welterweight.
MMA News wishes Geoff Neal a total and speedy recovery.