UFC heavyweight Tom Aspinall has revealed that he has sustained an undisclosed injury in a number of fights throughout his MMA career.
Aspinall is at the moment getting nearer to creating his return to the octagon after struggling a knee injury within the main-event bout. Curtis Blades Final July at UFC London. The bout was touted because the 29-year-old’s largest check within the octagon, however he suffered a TKO defeat after solely 15 seconds after his knees caught and fell to the bottom.
The harm was later revealed to be a torn MCL, a torn meniscus and ACL harm, with a minimal restoration interval of 9 months. Previous to the bout with Blades, the Manchester-born fighter was on a five-fight profitable streak within the UFC, which included 5 finishes and 4 night time time effectivity Bonus.
In an interview with Jamal Diaz, Aspinall mentioned his restoration and mentioned that the time without work allowed him to heal one other longstanding injury along with his knee. tom aspinall Outlined:
“I know people don’t like to hear about [fighters] Getting injured in one fight, I was injured in 10 fights! That hurt has been around for ages, but I just feel so blessed that I can now do what I haven’t been able to do. For my entire UFC career, I haven’t been able to do half of what I’ve been asked to do… I think I was lying to myself about how bad my legs were… Training with two legs feels amazing Is.
catch the interview right here [2:00]
UFC Heavyweight Tom Aspinall Reveals Moving To Light Heavyweight Could Be Deadly
In the same interview with Jamal Diaz, Tom Aspinall was asked about comments made by fellow Brit Darren Till, who suggested the Manchester-born heavyweight could drop down to 205lbs.
Aspinall is currently recovering from a serious knee injury he suffered last year, but is expected to make his UFC return in the coming months. The No. 6 ranked heavyweight is also hoping to be thrown straight into the deep finish and given to a second ranked opponent.
Throughout the interview ‘Two Bears’ addressed Rumors until and immediately scoffed at the suggestion that he might fight at light heavyweight. Aspinall also revealed that losing that much weight can be fatal:
“The weight limit for light heavyweight is 93kg and the doctors said if I go below 102kg, my organs will start shutting down. I’m not a very muscular guy, I’m just a heavy guy. I’m 6’5, I’m 260lb, ie 170-180kg. I’m not dropping the f***ing 55lbs! No chance!