Anderson Silva lastly went below the knife virtually a yr after his final UFC look.
The previous UFC middleweight champion posted a video on social media asserting he had knee surgical procedure, saying that “now my knee will likely be 100 p.c.” Silva injured his proper knee within the first spherical of his UFC 237 conflict with Jared Cannonier on Might 11, 2019.
Instantly after the defeat, Silva’s crew stated he suffered no critical damage within the bout, however the Brazilian legend hasn’t entered the octagon since.
“I completed my knee surgical procedure. I’ll get better now,” Silva stated in Portuguese. “I’m high-quality, and wished to thank everybody’s help, and (thank) my followers that cheer for me. I’ll be 100 p.c quickly, and do my two fights within the UFC. I wished to thank each UFC fan. I completed my surgical procedure and every little thing is okay, I’m going dwelling. Thanks.”
Silva (34-10, 1 no-contest) has talked about up to now he has two bouts left in his present contract with the UFC. “The Spider” is trying to bounce again from losses to future champion Israel Adesanya and Cannonier, a part of a disappointing 1-6-0-1 run within the UFC since 2013.