UFC featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri has suffered a detached retina on his left eye, and is out indefinitely.
Tatsuya Kawajiri (33-8-2) was penciled in to make a home coming on the upcoming UFC card in Japan this September, but as MMA Fighting reports, the Japanese legend will be pulling out of the September 20 card after suffering a detached retina. According to Helwani, 'Crusher' will have surgery this coming weekend, but there is still no time table on his return: Doctors have yet to determine more
Tatsuya Kawajiri, a 36-year-old featherweight, Japanese MMA champion and veteran of several MMA promotions, is out indefinitely with a detached retina in his left eye, according to a report published Wednesday. It is the third time Kawajiri has suffered that particular injury.
MMA reporter and broadcaster Ariel Helwani first broke the news via MMAFighting.com. Tatsuya Kawajiri suffers detached retina, out indefinitely -- http://t.co/bwdSnRysON
Bad news for "Crusher" fans.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri (33-8-2) has suffered a detached retina and has been pulled from active competition "indefinitely," according to a report from MMA Fighting. "Crusher" will undergo surgery on July 26, 2014, in Japan.
It gets worse.
Kawajiri was already felled by the same injury -- in the same eye -- on two previous occasions, according to the report. Not only does that rule him out of the upcoming UFC Fight Night 52, more
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