Chris Weidman seems to be on the mend.
The previous UFC middleweight champion just lately took his first steps on an anti-gravity treadmill at Efficiency Rehab Associates in Charlotte, N.C. following his ugly leg break at UFC 261 in opposition to Uriah Corridor.
Weidman has been documenting his restoration on YouTube, and the UFC veteran posted an encouraging replace earlier this week.
“Strolling at 2.0 utilizing 50% of my weight. So somewhat over 100lbs every step on the leg. We’re getting there! I’m hoping within the subsequent week or 2, and I can get some steps with out utilizing crutches , #restoration #progress #theallamerican” Weidman posted on Instagram this previous Thursday.
The 36-year-old additionally uploaded a video to YouTube the place his father celebrated his son’s first steps with a victory cigar (see under).
Weidman believes he might resume coaching in as early as 6-to-12 months, though he’ll have to take it sluggish. ‘All-American’ first underwent surgical procedure on April 25, 2021.