Mauricio “Shogun” Rua underwent successful surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee last Wednesday according to Rua’s publicist Julio Heller through MMA News.
The doctor that performed the surgery was Mario Namba. Namba has worked on former PRIDE Middleweight Champion Wanderlei Silva in the past.
According to Namba, Rua’s recovery should be fast and he will be ready to fight again soon enough:
“The surgery was a success, I’m following Mauricio for the last few months and this problem was identified before his last fight, as a professional he decided to keep his agreement to fight and I respect that, he’s young and very strong, I’m sure that his recovery will be fast and he will be ready to fight again very soon.”
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