February 15, 2020 is a date that Corey Anderson he will never forget, that day in which he was seconds from his death. Five months passed since the match in which the American fighter was measured against the Polish Jan Blachowicz. It was his last presentation in an octagon of UFC. The Santa Ana Star Center, full of public at the time, witnessed the tremendous knockout that “Overtime” suffered. With two minutes to go before the end of the first round of the stellar fight in the light heavyweight category, something incredible happened.
After a long road of fears and uncertainties, the 30-year-old fighter recounted the ordeal he experienced as a consequence of not receiving a successful medical report after the fight. “On February 21, after my last fight, I passed out and smashed my face into a gravel road after hours exploring a highway. I spent five days in the emergency room doing numerous tests and blood tests to find out what happened, “he began by saying Anderson, through your official Facebook account.
“I saw a long list of different doctors. All but one said they had suffered a concussion from lack of food and water after walking through the forest for hours. But one of them said that my heart had stopped beating and that it could happen again, but next time in a fight !! ” UFC. After recognizing that upon learning of this news his wife’s face transformed and that fear seized him, he began to visit hospitals to have an observation from different specialists.