Julianna Pena Says Her Knee Surgery Was Successful
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 02.07.2014
She's thankful to the UFC and fans...
Julianna Pena has announced that the surgery she had to undergo to repair her knee was a success. Pena, who badly injured the knee while training for a fight at UFC 171, posted the following to Facebook today:
Surgery was a success! I was freaking out the whole time thinking I wasn't going to wake up for provoking death so much, but I'm alive!
Dana put me in the best hands for surgery; they're confident I will make a full recovery in due time," Pena wrote. "I would to send out a huge thank you to Dana White and the UFC for making this successful surgery a possibility.
And THANK YOU to everyone who has sent me prayers and well wishes. Your guys support is so meaningful and beautiful to me. No kidding it's the reason why I keep moving forward [with] my fighting career.