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 Antônio Oliveira, a specialist in knee injuries, Rousimar’s doctor Michael Simoni said he won’t need to go under the knife.
“Toquinho got hurt while defending a takedown and he won’t be able to continue his trainings. But, at first, there’s no risk to need a surgery”.