Anderson Silva Injury Update

Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, released the following statement regarding Anderson Silva's injury.

"Following Saturday evening's UFC 168 main event, former champion Anderson Silva was taken to a local Las Vegas hospital where he underwent surgery to repair a broken left leg. The successful surgery, performed by Dr. Steven Sanders, the UFC's orthopedic surgeon, inserted an intramedullary rod into Anderson's left tibia. The broken fibula was stabilized and does not require a separate surgery. Anderson will remain in the hospital for a short while, but no additional surgery is scheduled at this time. Recovery time for such injuries may vary between three and six months.

"Anderson is deeply touched by the outpouring of support from his fans and the entire MMA community. There has been no immediate decision about his future, and he would kindly ask for privacy at this time as he deals with his injury and prepares to return home to recover."

Watch Past Fights

dimanche, octobre 26
3AM
CEST
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Médias

Récent
Neil Magny reflects on his experience on The Ultimate Fighter and what compels him to perform at his best every time he enters the Octagon.
22 oct. 2014
Jose Aldo s'entraîne aux côtés de Junior Dos Santos. L'aspirant Chad Mendes arrive à Rio. Phil Davis vérifie son poids et Glover Teixeira s'entraîne à remporter le tout premier combat de l'UFC par "l'odeur".
22 oct. 2014
Le légendaire Anderson Silva discute de la croissance des AMM, parle de l'impact qu'a eu sa blessure sur sa vie et explique qu'il est prêt à affronter le dangereux cogneur, Nick Diaz, à l'UFC 183.
22 oct. 2014
La tête dirigeante de Team Alpha Male, Urijah Faber, vous offre ses prédictions du combat principal entre son coéquipier Chad Mendes et Jose Aldo à l'UFC 179.
22 oct. 2014