‘Knee surgery went very well’ – Francis Ngannou offers fans an update on his ACL and MCL injuries » FirstSportz

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Francis Ngannou at UFC 270

UFC Heavyweight Champion Franz Ngannou is out of surgery and in a good mood. Passed after defending his title at UFC 270 Ciryl Gane, Ngannou was evaluated for a knee injury and it was determined that surgery would be required to repair a torn MCL and damaged ACL. Not only Ngannou join the fight against Gane in the final fight of his UFC contract, but he also competed despite knowing his knee was injured.

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Franz Ngannou

Ngannou told reporters that four weeks before the fight he suffered a grade 3 cruciate ligament tear and cruciate ligament damage. He wore two knee braces during the fight Gane and was able to use a solid wrestling approach to retain his title. Despite the damage to his limb, Ngannou emerged unanimously as the winner and was operated on after a trip home to Cameroon on Friday. Accordingly Ngannou and his team, the surgery to repair his ACL and MCL went well with no complications.

“Today’s knee surgery went very well (ACL reconstruction and MCL repair)”, Ngannou wrote on Instagram. “PS: no meniscus damage. Many thanks to Dr. Alattrache and the staff who took such good care of me. Yours sincerely, THE KING

What’s next for Francis Ngannou?

Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane
Francis Ngannou with a knee brace against Ciryl Gane

Ngannou, 35, could face a nine-month recovery period before preparing to return to action. Due to the long absence UFC President Dana White has entertained the idea of ​​a possible preliminary title fight Ngannou is on the mend. Aside from that, White said the former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones could be a participant in the vacant intertitle fight.

Besides the healing Ngannou Also has a contract situation to settle with the UFC as he is currently tied to promotion by a champions clause for just a year from his last fight.

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