Conor McGregor just underwent a successful 3.5hours surgery in Los Angeles where doctors inserted a rod in his tibia and his fibula was fixed with plates and screws.
McGregor who suffered the gruesome lower leg injury during his fight with Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 was transported to Cedars-Sinai hospital in L.A. where he underwent the procedure.
Sources had it that Conor had an intramedullary rod inserted in the tibia along with a small plate and screws attached to the fibula.
The surgery went “very well” according to our sources and the early prognosis for McGregor looks promising.
Conor just Tweeted following his operation, writing, “Just out of the surgery room guys! Surgery went excellent! Feeling tremendous! 6 weeks on crutch and we build back! Let’s go! God bless 🙏”
Dr. Ellatrache — head of Sports Trauma at Cedars and trauma orthopedic surgeon Milton Little performed the procedure.
Conor, however, is expected to remain in the hospital until Tuesday or Wednesday.