Christos Giagos out of UFC Paris after suffering freak toilet-related injury

The light-weight become scheduled to combat Benoit Saint-Denis at the initial part of UFC Paris.

Christos Giagos at UFC Vegas 37 media day. Photo by Diego Ribas/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Christos Giagos is at the mend after present process a minor surgical treatment on his hand recently.

The ‘Spartan’ introduced Monday that he become pressured to withdraw from his combat towards Benoit Saint-Denis at UFC Paris after by accident cutting open a tendon in his pinky finger on a damaged bathroom whilst cleansing. Giagos notion he could get better in time to combat, however a go to to a hand expert cautioned otherwise.

“I become getting a few cleansing achieved and whilst wiping down a chunk of my grill withinside the trash my hand hit a damaged porcelain bathroom and gashed my hand open, slicing a tendon in my pinky,” wrote Giagos on Instagram. “Unfortunately, because of the severity of the harm I had to drag out of my upcoming combat in Paris. I become praying the harm wasn’t terrible so I may want to nonetheless take the combat, however that wasn’t the case.

“I went to a hand expert nowadays to test the harm and needed to go through a minor surgical treatment to reattach my pinky tendon,” persisted Giagos. “My awareness is to get healed up as speedy as possible. As tons as this pains me, the best element I actually have manipulate over is how speedy I get back.”

There isn’t anyt any phrase on whether or not Saint-Denis will get hold of a short-observe alternative or be eliminated from the occasion entirely.

Giagos was hoping to go back to the win column after struggling consecutive first-spherical losses to Arman Tsarukyan and Thiago Moisés at UFC Vegas 37 and UFC Vegas 57, respectively. The 32-year-vintage is now four-four in his beyond 8 appearances when you consider that rejoining the promoting almost 4 years ago.

UFC Paris is ready for Sept. three at Accor Arena in France.

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