CHRIS WEIDMAN underwent successful surgery to repair a broken leg following his horrific injury during a match against Uriah Hall over the weekend.
Former middle-class world champion His right tibial fracture just seconds after his rematch against Primetime at UFC 261 after a foot test from the 36-year-old.
Weidman, 36, left the arena on a stretcher in front of a shocked crowd one of the worst injuries in UFC history.
His fractured tibia reflects the trauma he inflicted on Anderson SIlva in 2013, and Spider-Man quickly wished Weidman ‘a quick recovery’.
And the American wife Marivi brought it Instagram where she told her followers that the surgery was successful.
Posting a picture of Weidman holding her thumb out of the hospital bed, she said: “It was terrible. Odd things happen in life and plans are ruined.
“It has been a long but happy day to finally see my man after surgery.
“Everything went well, thank God! Thank you very much to the medical staff, the UFC family @danawhite @reedharrisufc #allieraimondo, our management team @vaynersports @sarahzemonek and our family and friends. We are here gathered to help out the kids.
“My heart is broken for my husband because I know the work and dedication he puts into daily training and a great man like him, so I just want the best for him. that.
“Although this is completely bad for the moment and for the next few weeks, we are completely overwhelmed by the love and support we have for everyone and we know very well that we have been how lucky.
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“All of that overpowered the horrors of this situation.”
Fans were quick to send messages of their recovery soon, as one commented: “Pray for a quick recovery.”
Another commented: “Pray for days. If someone can give it back, it’s this guy.”
A third added: “Thank you very much for reading this post! Pray for his healing and for you and the kids!”
One person simply said: “It’s great to see him with a smile on his face.”