Chris Weidman releases statement: ‘I cannot believe what happened’
Former middleweight winner Chris Weidman suffered a grotesque leg split in his UFC 261 rematch from Uriah Corridor on Saturday. He was taken from the Octagon on a stretcher and transported to a Jacksonville, Fla. clinic where by he underwent prosperous surgical procedures on Sunday.
On Monday early morning, Weidman produced a movie assertion by means of instagram where he mentioned the harm, his expected restoration time, and thanked Uriah Corridor and Anderson Silva for their classy reactions.
“I’m going to get as a result of this,” mentioned Weidman. “It’s very brutal, but I’m gonna get by means of this. I imagine it’s gonna be 8 months until I could stroll without the need of crutches and stuff and generate and all that. And then as far as true instruction, I don’t know,” Weidman said. “They reported involving six and 12 months I’ll be fantastic to go.
““Surgery was prosperous. They place a titanium rod by means of the tibia. So they go by means of the knee, and they take the rod and they drill it by way of the tibia to make it straight and hard. My fibula was broken, as very well, but I guess when they put the tibia back again with each other and my leg was straight, the fibula kind of matched back again up to where it was broken, and they really feel that could heal on it’s very own as long as I’m not placing fat on it and things.”
Uriah Corridor: ‘It Does not sense like a Win’ immediately after breaking Chris Weidman’s leg at UFC 261
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