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

Médias

Récent
Pour la toute première fois, Ultimate 100 Knockouts, une émission spéciale originalement présentée à la télévision à la carte, est maintenant disponible sur UFC FIGHT PASS. Voyez plus de trois heures des meilleurs KO de l'histoire de l'UFC.
2014-11-26
Le poids plume Conor McGregor surprend la Dublinoise Aisling Daly au gym The Ultimate Fighteravant son combat contre Jessica Penne.
2014-11-26
Photos tirées du combat de quarts de finale entre Jessica Penne et Aisling Daly.
2014-11-26
Relive all the action from the quarterfinal bout between Jessica Penne and Aisling Daly.
2014-11-26