Article

Hill Undergoes Surgery, out for up to 18 Months

Thomas Gerbasi, UFC - UFC lightweight Corey Hill underwent surgery for a broken leg Thursday morning at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The injury was sustained in the second round of his bout against Dale Hartt on Wednesday’s UFC Fight for The Troops card at the Crown Coliseum.
By Thomas Gerbasi

UFC lightweight Corey Hill underwent surgery for a broken leg Thursday morning at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The injury was sustained in the second round of his bout against Dale Hartt on Wednesday’s UFC Fight for The Troops card at the Crown Coliseum.

Expected to be out of action anywhere from a year to 18 months, Hill is currently resting in the hospital with his family. The former Ultimate Fighter standout is handling the injury well and is in good spirits a day after suffering the clean break to his right leg while throwing a kick which was blocked by Hartt.

In other injury updates from the December 10th event, light heavyweight Razaak Al-Hassan was treated and released from the hospital last night after suffering a dislocated right elbow in a submission loss to Steve Cantwell, and welterweights Yoshiyuki Yoshida and Jonathan Goulet were both treated and released for concussions after KO losses to Josh Koscheck and Mike Swick, respectively. Goulet will also have his knee checked out when he returns to his native Canada.

Media

Recent
Relive all the action from the quarterfinal bout between Jessica Penne and Aisling Daly.
Nov 26, 2014
Featherweight contender Conor McGregor surprises fellow Dublin native Aisling Daly at The Ultimate Fighter gym before her bout against Jessica Penne.
Nov 26, 2014
Photos from the quarterfinals bout between Jessica Penne and Aisling Daly.
Nov 26, 2014
UFC Countdown goes behind the scenes as four of the sport’s best athletes prepare for their title fights at UFC 181. Current UFC and former WEC champ Anthony Pettis puts his lightweight title on the line against former Strikeforce king Gilbert Melendez.
Nov 29, 2014