UFC News, Rumors: Tom Spinal undergoes surgery on torn MCL and meniscus, Anthony Smith suffers broken leg

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Tom Spinal is officially on the road to recovery. Aspinall informed fans of his condition after suffering a knee injury in the opening moments of his UFC London headliner against Curtis Blayds on July 22.

Blades vs. Aspinall was set up as a make-or-break moment for Aspinall. A rising heavyweight contender with the support of his countrymen and women, Aspinall was likely to advance to a UFC heavyweight title fight with a win over Blaydes. unfortunately, Espinal took a bad step 15 seconds into the fight And his knee gave out.

“Morning everyone, today is surgery day. I’m in London right now and I’m starving because I can’t eat before surgery,” Aspinall said in a video posted on Twitter on Wednesday. A torn MCL, a torn meniscus and some ACL damage.

“So, gonna fix it today but just a quick message thanks for the support. I really appreciate it. I’ve had so much love since the accident.”

Blaydes was officially awarded the TKO victory at 0:15 of Round 1. The opponents and their camps then shared a drink.

More UFC news, rumors.

  • Anthony Smith had a rough night at UFC 277 against Magomed Ankalaev. Like Aspinall, Smith suffered a serious leg injury in the opening round of their fight. Smith suffered a fracture that hampered his ability to fight back. UFC President Dana White confirmed the broken leg following Tuesday’s episode of “Rival Series.” “He had broken his leg — his leg was broken. They found a fracture in his leg. I guess it was in a weird place, it’s hard to find … in his leg. Legitimately broken which is a broken leg. Needs surgery.” Ankaliev eventually won the fight via second-round TKO.
  • The top five flyweights are expected to clash at UFC Fight Night in October. 15. The promotion targets Askar Askarov Vs. Brandon Rival. Jason House, Rayol’s manager at Iridium Sports Agency, announced the fight on Wednesday. The matchup was reported by the latter The MMA Junkie. Scarov (14-1-1) suffered his first career loss in March in a competitive title eliminator against Kai Cara-France. Royval is coming off back-to-back wins over Matt Schnell and Rogerio Bontorin.
  • Tracy Cortez vs. Amanda Ribas is set for December. 3. Cortez and RIbas will compete in the UFC women’s flyweight division, per ESPN Sports. No venue or venue has been announced. Cortez (10-1) has been outstanding in her four-fight UFC run and is undefeated since losing her pro debut in April 2017. Rebas (11-3) looked to be one of the UFC’s more promising women’s talents before her setback against Marina. Rodriguez and Caitlin Chuggin. He has alternated wins and losses in his last four fights.