Evangelista Santos Reveals Extent Of Injury
Evangelista Santos has revealed the extend of his injuries following his knock-out loss to Michael 'Venom' Page at Bellator 158.
In amidst 'MVP's' Pokemon celebration Santos has suffered an extremely bad injury, as he's a fractured his skull. Page delivered a brutal flying knee which ended the fight in the second round while veteran referee 'Big' John McCarthy claimed it was the hardest knee he has ever witnessed.
Sounded like a baseball being hit out of the park. It broke Cyborgs forehead. Absolutely the hardest knee #AskBJM https://t.co/3vrnBctnjT
- Big John McCarthy (@JohnMcCarthyMMA) July 17, 2016
UFC colour commentator also stated how this was the one of the worst injuries he's ever seen in the sport. "This is THE WORST MMA injury I've ever seen. Best wishes and a speedy recovery to Cyborg." Rogan write on his Facebook.
Cristiane Justino posted this message about her ex-husband:
Fight fans Please say a prayer for my Ex husband Cyborg Santos. Many of you watched him fight on Spike TV this weekend when he suffered this injury while fighting in London. Cyborg is still in the hospital in the UK, and they are not sure when he will be able to fly again. He has not had surgery yet and their is worry the brain can continue to swell causing more damage. @bellatormma is suppose to be responsible for all medical procedures needed to fix this injury from the fight, however Cyborg is going to be unable to work for sometime and we will be putting together a #gofundme for Fight fans wishing To sponsor him And his Family at this difficult time. Thank you God for your protecion, The dr said this very Easily could have been life threatening. Please show your support for the fighters and share! :flag_br::flag_br::flag_br::flag_br::flag_br: :flag_br::flag_br::flag_br::flag_br::flag_br::flag_br::flag_br::flag_br::flag_br::flag_br:Fãns de luta façam uma prece para o meu ex marido Cyborg Santos ,muitos de vocês assistiram ontem a luta dele na Spike TV,onde ele sofreu este ferimento enquanto lutava em Londres ,ele ainda está no hospital e não tem certeza quando ele vai poder voar de volta pra casa, @bellatormma é responsável por todo procedimentos médicos que ele precisar para resolver este problema porém ele não vai poder trabalhar por um tempo e nós vamos arrecadar ajuda pra ele através do #gofundme para os fãs patrocinarem ele e sua família nesta hora difícil, Obrigada Deus por sua proteção!! O medico disse que ele poderia estar em risco de vida,mostrem seu apoio aos lutadores e compartilhem isto!!! #GodToGlory #figtherlife #teamcyborg #evangelistacyborgsantos #bellator158 #London Spanish :point_down:
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A gofundme account has been created for the veteran fighter as a result of the injury.
Bellator colour commentator also claimed..
Now that the info is out there I can say that Cyborg took REAL damage from that knee and everyone is hoping he turns out OK. True warrior- Jimmy Smith (@jimmysmithmma) July 17, 2016
A cut man who had worked as an EMT saw Cyborg after and told me he had only seen an injury like that in a severe car crash- Jimmy Smith (@jimmysmithmma) July 17, 2016
We wish him a speedy recovery!