Although the injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, Camacho pulled out of the lightweight bout to focus on recovering. He posted a photo of himself in the hospital bed on his social media account with a caption that said he was heartbroken to withdraw from his fight Saturday at UFC 263 and felt a little beat up.Camacho wrote in the post that he appreciated the help from the medical staff, his family, friends, and his wife Sarah and that he was grateful to walk away from the accident in one piece. He also apologized to Matt Frevola and the UFC for any inconvenience caused.
He said of the accident,
“I’m absolutely heartbroken” to be forced to “withdraw from my fight.” He asserted the accident was just a “detour in my fighting,” even though it left him with a herniated disc and other injuries.
After suffering from multiple herniated discs due to the accident, Camacho had to withdraw from his fight with Matt Frevola. Frank, “The Crank” Camacho, has dropped out for two out of four of his last five contests with an unsure future. Although the withdrawal shook the UFC lineup negotiations, the event continued with a new fight card entry brought into the contest to replace Frank Camacho.
It so happened that Frevola had to face Terrance Mckinney. Other UFC fights for the event included Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards, Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart, Alexis Davis vs. Pannie Kianzad, and many more.In the cage, Camacho was a fighter. To heal, Frank the Crank Camacho will need to be patient and fight the urge to re-injure himself by returning to fighting too soon after his multi-vehicle collision. For now, he is in good spirits. We will keep you abreast of any health update info on behalf of Frank Camacho.
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