UFC-champion Robert Whittaker have emergency surgery before the Sunday of the planned face of the Kelvin Gastelumin with Melbourne.
the match was canceled early Sunday morning, because Whittaker was rushed to surgery Saturday night.
Aussiottelija had been feeling may become swollen and tired, what is unusual about the days before the fight, when the athlete can get again to fill up properly.
Ten o'clock in the evening Whittaker's wife Sophia called the man his manager Titus Day , that a man suffering from abdominal krampeista and hard from the pain. At night Whittaker started vomiting, after which he was taken to the hospital.
studies Whittaker found a twisted bowel and hernia requiring urgent operation. The surgery took three hours.
– This was one of those situations that could have been life threatening during the match, so this was very serious, the UFC's president Dana White said.
White says the case is extremely rare, and Whittaker age of belong to a risk group.
Our doctor in the UFC, who has 30 years of experience, have never seen one of these during his career and especially young people. Usually this happens to the parents.
Day says that Whittaker was in the country sold a middleweight title fight cancelled. Sold out free match day was held at the big Rod Laver stadium in Melbourne.
a – Rod was absolutely broken for all the others. When I met her, the first he said, that I am so sorry.