Now, while there have been countless reports about how serious the injury was, what the recovery entails and the chances of Silva coming back, none are more educational than Dr. Steven Sanders' breakdown earlier this week.
Sanders is the UFC's orthopedic surgeon and explains in detail how Silva's leg snapped, what exactly went wrong, the rod that was placed to stable the Brazilian's broken limb and the recommendations he had when operating on the former champ.
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