Good news, indeed!
Khabib Nurmagomedov underwent successful knee surgery today (Wed., July 23, 2014) to repair a torn meniscus he suffered in training.
An unfortunate mishap that forced "The Eagle" out of his lightweight scrap against Donald Cerrone -- which was set for UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 -- a few minutes after signing the bout agreement.
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What is it about lightweights and their knees?
Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 155-pound contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, who was signed to fight Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone for all of 20 minutes, will be out of action until at least January 2015, thanks to a torn meniscus (right knee) that will require surgery.
MMA Fighting brought word of the update earlier today.
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