Former UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, 36, has come out to admit he had feared his leg would be amputated following the horrific break he suffered last month while fighting Uriah Hall at UFC 261 in Jacksonville, Florida.
The American shattered his tibia and fibula seconds into his rematch.
Hall kicked Weidman’s leg breaking it into two leaving Weidman writhing in agony.
He was immediately stretchered out of the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena and taken to hospital.
Weidman, underwent successful surgery the following day but admits he feared the worst ahead of the procedure, which has left him with a titanium rod and four metal screws.
He said: “I was pretty scared about this pain because I’m thinking about the worst-case scenarios.
“Worst-care scenario is that the blood supply doesn’t come back to my bone and doesn’t take, which would mean possible amputation.”
Weidman’s fear of the blood supply not returning to his leg bone came to his memory due to…
Source: Linda Ikeji