I'm no doctor, so I can't confirm. But if that's true, jeez that had to be rough. Edit: "I think it's right. Because, I've only been in UFC (for) three fights. I didn't show who I am. People still talk like he beat some guys, something like that. That makes me (feel) inside like, 'now I have to show these people who I am'. I want to smash everybody to make a statement and show these guys who is the best in the world." https://www.sportskeeda.com/mma/kha...d-surgery-take-care-injuries-related-covid-19 H/T @Kryptt update 2: h/t @Moeshaak Hammer https://frontkick.online/in-english...w-details-revealed-regarding-surgery-ufc-mma/ Manager explains surgery in Chechnya, says Chimaev ‘removed a cyst’ Lastly, many people have been asking about the surgery Chimaev recently went through in Chechnya. The operation has been brought up in two separate interviews with ESPN and MMA Junkie, but Chimaev was unable to explain the details in English. “It was something inside here, Chimaev told MMA Junkie while pointing at his throat. “I don’t know how to explain it in English brother. Maybe my manager can translate this shit. I’m going to speak to him in Swedish, like, he’s going to translate it to English. Frontkick asked Chimaev’s manager Majdi Shammas about the surgery, who simply explained the medical procedure. “They removed a cyst,” Shammas told Frontkick.