UFC 239: Thiago Santos fought through torn ACL, MCL, PCL and meniscus

first_imgSantos, 35, claimed he injured his knee in the first round of Saturday’s fight at T-Mobile Arena.”The first round wasn’t anything Jon Jones did to me,” Santos told reporters through an interpreter, via USA Today. “I felt the knee go out and it really bothered my fight. Everyone saw I did everything I could fighting on a bum knee and I fought the whole fight like that.” Sem chora e sem lamentações, deixei tudo lá dentro, fiz tudo que podia nas condições que eu estava. Honra e glória a Deus e muito obrigado a todos!. . No complaints and no dwelling on the past, I left it all in the octagon and did everything I could in the condition that I was in. All glory to god and thank you all very much!.A post shared by Thiago “Marreta” Santos (@tmarretamma) on Jul 6, 2019 at 11:27pm PDTSantos (21-7) had won four straight fights entering Saturday’s bout with three of those victories coming by TKO or knockout. Thiago Santos is one tough dude.The Brazilian tore his ACL, MCL, PCL and meniscus in his left knee during the UFC 239 main event Saturday in Las Vegas, but still fought through his light heavyweight title bout with Jon Jones, his manager Alex Davis confirmed to ESPN. Adding insult to injury, Santos’ coach Phillip Lima told ESPN Brazil that the fighter also has a partial ligament tear in his right knee, which had previously been operated on.Davis added Santos will likely be out for the rest of 2019 and beyond. View this post on Instagramlast_img read more