UFC middleweight Chris Weidman has offered a optimistic replace relating to his restoration from the leg break he suffered at UFC 261.
On that evening in Jacksonville, Chris Weidman fractured his tibia and fibula within the opening moments of his encounter with Uriah Corridor.
Ever since then, Weidman has been documenting his restoration course of via varied YouTube movies and throughout all of his different social media platforms, with the MMA world getting behind him on this journey.
Chris Weidman – a real warrior
Now, in a latest interview, Chris Weidman has spoken candidly in regards to the highs and lows of the method.
“It was Thursday final week, two days earlier than that I began with the ability to drive and I awoke on Thursday and I’m like what, I really feel good in the present day, I’m gonna go to the fitness center. I figured let me go to the fitness center, get a little bit exercise in, hit the bag and possibly for a minute or two, lay down and put my leg up, however simply be completely satisfied to be within the fitness center.” mentioned Chris Weidman.
“So I bought there and there have been a pair guys I practice with that have been coaching and performing some kickboxing, and I mentioned man, that bag simply isn’t as enjoyable! So I mentioned recover from right here. We began performing some drills, some play-sparring, bought a full exercise in and doubtless did about an hour, up on my ft the entire time.”
“I simply suppose I’m getting higher and higher. As we speak I went out and performed 18 holes of golf which, once more, is one thing I didn’t plan. My children’ pool had a swim meet proper throughout the road from a driving vary, and my son was like dad do you wanna go to the driving vary. I mentioned ah, I don’t suppose I can try this, then the subsequent factor I do know I used to be hitting balls!”
“I really feel nearly regular, until you take a look at my x-rays and what my leg truly appears to be like like proper now as a result of I had x-rays this previous week too. My fibula bone continues to be fully damaged, after which my tibia is totally fractured so I’m counting on the rod to cope with the load bearing.”
The eventual return of Chris Weidman is one thing that’s certain to be on the thoughts of many as we head into the second half of the yr, however at this stage, hoping that he could make a full restoration is step one.