Injury Update: Palhares Will Not Need Surgery For Injured Knee | UFC NEWS
At the time of the report it was unclear as to the extent of the injury, however, in a recent interview with Tatame.com his doctor confirmed he will not need surgery, which will mean a faster return to action.
Here is the report:
After a few exams with Luiz AntĂ´nio Oliveira, a specialist in knee injuries, Rousimarâ€™s doctor Michael Simoni said he wonâ€™t need to go under the knife.
“Toquinho got hurt while defending a takedown and he wonâ€™t be able to continue his trainings. But, at first, thereâ€™s no risk to need a surgery”.