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Tim Sylvia shares NSFW arm injury photos and pleads for UFC help

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Tim Sylvia shares NSFW arm injury photos and pleads for UFChelp

Former UFC heavyweight champ Tim Sylvia has a quite nasty arm injury and he’s asking for the UFC to help get him medical attention. Sylvia took to Instagram to share some quite gnarly sores on his arm where screws that were utilized to hold an arm injury in location have actually started to work themselves out from under his skin.

“So my arm been giving me problems for over a year now,” Sylvia composed on Instagram. “The screws are backing out from my arm break when I combated [Frank Mir] my Dr. called the [UFC] trigger it was paid for by them the first time. Sort of under worker’s compensation. The UFC states it’s not their problem and will not cover it. I do not have insurance coverage and it’s going to cost well over 10,000 dollars to get repaired. Any ideas on what I should do?”

Why won’ t the UFC pay for Tim Sylvia’s injury?

The UFC will cover injuries that result from in-cage action, which it appears they did at first forSylvia According to him, they are declining to cover anything even more.

The injury was sustained throughout Sylvia’s bout with Frank Mir at UFC 48 where Sylvia lost the bout due to an armbar. That battle was on June 19, 2004, and Sylvia has actually combated another 25 times ever since. It’s most likely that the UFC is reluctant to pay, viewing as a lot time has actually passed and lots of more battles have actually taken place considering that.

Regardless, the UFC might step up to help its former champ as a sign of goodwill specifically considering that they can pay for to do so and, in turn, make some much required excellent promotion.

In the meantime, he has actually established a GoFundMe account to help with the expenses. At press time it had actually raised simply over $1,200

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Derrick Santistevan
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