Chris Weidman’s spouse provides hospital bedside replace following spine-chilling harm.
Lower than 24 hours because the MMA world collectively let loose a gasp of horror, we now have a well being replace about fan-favorite, Chris Weidman. Marivi Weidman, Chris’ spouse, took to Instagram to share a photograph of the previous champion from his hospital mattress with a smile and a thumbs up.
Chris suffered a freak leg break within the first 17 seconds of his struggle with Uriah Corridor at UFC 261 on Saturday when he landed a leg strike on Corridor and his leg snapped in half. The sound of the leg breaking, combined along with his cries of ache was one thing none of us will ever be capable of unsee.
Fortunately, he appears to be doing properly.
“Nicely, that was horrible,” Marivi wrote on Instagram. “Freak issues occur in life and plans get crushed. It’s been a lonnnggg day however so glad to lastly see this man of mine post-surgery. Every thing went properly thanks Lord! Very grateful for the medical workers, UFC household Dana White, Reed Harris, our administration group Vayner Sports activities Sarah Zemonek, and our household and buddies right here rallying to assist with the youngsters. My coronary heart breaks for my husband as a result of I do know the work and dedication that he places into his coaching day-after-day and the nice man that he’s, so I solely need the most effective for him. Whereas this positively sucks within the second and for some weeks to come back, we’re utterly overwhelmed by the love and help we have now far and huge and are very conscious of how blessed we’re. All of that overpowers the awfulness of this case. We’re blown away by our family and friends providing to hop on flights to come back assist us with out hesitation. We’re so grateful and love you all!! It’s been a loopy yr thus far however us Weidman’s are a pressure and coated in Grace and Mercy day-after-day! We have been reminded this yr how treasured every day is and I’m so grateful to be spending one other day on earth subsequent to my love even when it’s in a hospital room removed from house.”
Chris Weidman broke his leg at UFC 261
This break is paradoxically just like the harm that Anderson Silva suffered in his struggle with Weidman a few years in the past.
We received’t share the leg break video once more however in the event you missed it, you’ll find it right here. However please, be warned. It’s extremely graphic.