Former Supreme Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Chris Weidman snapped his leg in 50 % by kicking Uriah Corridor in the opening seconds of their UFC 261 pay-for each-see (PPV) fight, which took position on April 24 in Jacksonville, Florida.
Above, the “All American” posted quite a few X-rays of his “nightmare” injury.
“Before and after X-rays of this nightmare,” Weidman wrote on Instagram. “Special thanks to Dr. Gitlin for accomplishing a prosperous surgical procedures and getting so beneficial during the overall procedure. Also, a big thank you to Dr. Davidson from the UFC for generating certain I was taken care of adequately and speaking to these medical practitioners on my behalf. It created me come to feel so much improved owning him included because I know he experienced my again. The major issue is the bone punctured via my calf and skin when I put my body weight on it, building guaranteed the laceration does not get contaminated.”
Weidman is anticipated to be out of motion for extra than a calendar year.
The shortly to be 37 yr-outdated “All American” endured a specialized knockout loss as a result of his personal injury and slips to 15-6 general. Weidman has now dropped 6 of his previous 8 and fallen out of the Prime 10 rankings, a improve that may perhaps or may perhaps not be lasting.