As planned, Errol Spence He underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a partial detachment of the retina in his left eye.
The fighter posted a photo on his social media already leaving the hospital after surgery. In it, he looks relaxed, and wears the corresponding precautions, with a patch covering the eye that was operated on.
Spence’s eye injury was detected by Nevada Athletic Commission
It was on Monday that a routine medical examination performed on Errol Spence as part of the protocol towards the fight with Pacquio, detected the injury to the eye. It was a check-up performed in Las Vegas by doctors from the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Upon learning of the diagnosis, the fighter returned to Dallas, Texas, the city where he resides. Spence assures that he consulted other doctors who confirmed the diagnosis.
The surgery, which had to be performed as soon as possible, as revealed by the own Spence, was practiced on Wednesday.
Spence discovered that he had a torn retina during a pre-fight medical examination by the NV State Athletic Commission in Las Vegas on Monday. He flew back home to Dallas, TX on Tuesday and will have surgery to repair the tear on Wednesday.
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