Jacare Souza’s UFC 262 health update is worse than we thought


Jacare Souza suffered a damaged proper humerus in his battle with Alex Muniz at UFC 262, to have surgical procedure quickly.

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is confirmed to have suffered a break in his arm, based on medical updates following UFC 262, and he will likely be present process surgical procedure.

Per a report from MMAFighting, Rickson Moraes, Souza’s longtime physician, stated X-rays at a neighborhood hospital confirmed that Souza suffered a damaged proper humerus — a bone that runs from the shoulder to the elbow.

Moraes claims that Souza feels superb, however the fracture is taken into account an “pressing” variety, which means Souza will keep within the U.S. for surgical procedure quite than fly again to Brazil.

Per an replace from ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Souza may have the surgical procedure on Monday, Might 17.

Souza informed Helwani, “The UFC is giving me all of the help. When the world stopped, the UFC was shifting and caring for all of the athletes.”

Jacare Souza to have surgical procedure following arm break above the elbow in loss to Andre Muniz at UFC 262

Muniz managed to take a maintain of Souza’s again, however he was almost shaken off by Souza. Muniz, nevertheless, managed to seize a maintain of Souza’s arm, which broke beneath the strain utilized within the armbar.

It marked the primary time within the MMA profession of Souza, a former Strikeforce champion and jiu-jitsu world champion and specialist, that he was defeated by submission.

It additionally marked the second straight UFC pay-per-view to have a damaged limb suffered in the course of the occasion, with Chris Weidman breaking his leg in his match with Uriah Corridor at UFC 261.

Souza has now misplaced 4 straight. Previous to this streak, Souza hadn’t misplaced back-to-back fights and hadn’t gone winless in additional than two straight.

UFC 262 happened on Saturday, Might 15, 2021, dwell from the Toyota Middle in Houston, TX. Comply with together with FanSided all of your dwell information and highlights.


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