The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight division is about to get a bit more crowded, as Rafael Natal says his road back to the Octagon has begun after undergoing two surgeries in Brazil for a detached retina.
It’s an injury “Sapo” says he kept under wraps because he was unsure if he’d be able to compete again upon discovering the news during a vacation in his home country earlier this year.
But, as he recently told MMA Noise, he is now good to go and ready to get back in the swing of things.
“I get there and I think I’m going to have a great vacation, but after three days I realized my eyes were not good. And when I get to the doctor he said I have retina detachment. We don’t know if it was in the (Uriah Hall) fight or if it was in the training camp for the fight. It’s hard to know, but it was the worst injury that I had in my life. I’ve never had nothing serious like that, you know? I tried to not say anything to nobody because I didn’t know if I could fight again. I stayed with my family, I got ….View original article
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