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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira To Have Hip Surgery & Knee Surgery   [View Full Version]
DCRage » Posted 8/3/07 12:38:00PM

Havine been forced to withdraw from the UFC 119 main event due to injuries, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira tells the TATAME that he's headed for hip surgery in addition to knee surgery, and hopes to be back in about 4 months. "I hurt my hips training and I’ll have to go on surgery. I’m only depending on a few exams, but I think it’ll be done by the weekend. The surgery will be on both sides of my hips, and I’ll operate my knee too. If everything goes alright I’ll be back on training in four months."

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RearNakedJoke » Posted 8/11/08 6:25:00PM

both hips, thats rough. Did he fall in the shower?

Best wishes for a speedy recovery!

Jackelope » Posted 1/30/07 10:59:00AM

Hip injuries are no joke. I wish him a speedy recovery and a full one at that. I've actually damaged my hip before and it literally throws your entire body off for a long, long time.



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