Christos Giagos is on the mend after present process a minor surgical procedure on his hand lately.
The ‘Spartan’ introduced Monday that he was compelled to withdraw from his combat towards Benoit Saint-Denis at UFC Paris after unintentionally slicing open a tendon in his pinky finger on a damaged rest room whereas cleansing. Giagos thought he would get well in time to combat, however a go to to a hand specialist urged in any other case.
“I used to be getting some cleansing executed and whereas wiping down a chunk of my grill within the trash my hand hit a damaged porcelain rest room and gashed my hand open, reducing a tendon in my pinky,” wrote Giagos on Instagram. “Sadly, because of the severity of the damage I needed to pull out of my upcoming combat in Paris. I used to be praying the injury wasn’t unhealthy so I might nonetheless take the combat, however that wasn’t the case.
“I went to a hand specialist right this moment to test the injury and needed to endure a minor surgical procedure to reattach my pinky tendon,” continued Giagos. “My focus is to get healed up as quick as doable. As a lot as this pains me, the one factor I’ve management over is how shortly I get again.”
There is no such thing as a phrase on whether or not Saint-Denis will obtain a short-notice alternative or be faraway from the occasion solely.
Giagos hoped to return to the win column after struggling consecutive first-round losses to Arman Tsarukyan and Thiago Moisés at UFC Vegas 37 and UFC Vegas 57, respectively. The 32-year-old is now 4-4 in his previous eight appearances since rejoining the promotion almost 4 years in the past.
UFC Paris is about for Sept. 3 at Accor Enviornment in France.