Previous Glory kickboxing winner Gokhan Saki has not competed in the UFC due to the fact July 2018.
In excess of the span of his 23-thirty day period absence from competitors, Saki (1-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has remained largely tranquil and out of the spotlight. Nevertheless, in an Instagram submit on Monday, Saki revealed he not too long ago underwent a effective surgical treatment.
In accordance to Saki, the surgical procedure was the initially of two to fix a pair of fractured elbows. Even though he did not give a timeline for his second surgical procedure, Saki wrote he hopes to return to coaching a few months following the second method.
“Update for my followers,” Saki wrote (edited for grammar). “After a year of ache and injections in my elbows, they discovered out that in equally elbows I have fractured pieces that caused agony and inflammations. My 1st surgical treatment is performed and it went (nicely). Second to arrive. Within a few months, I can resume the coaching with any luck , with no any discomfort and obstructions. For each level, there is a different satan, that is daily life. But keep in mind the darker the night, the brighter the early morning, so we never ever at any time give up. Keep you fellas posted. Thank you all.”
Saki has split his two UFC appearances. Just after a prosperous promotional debut towards Luis Henrique da Silva, Saki was knocked out by Khalil Rountree in 96 seconds at UFC 226.
In March 2019, Saki was briefly connected to a booking versus Saparbeg Safarov, but withdrew due to injury.