UFC flyweight Maycee Barber has successfully undergone surgery for a torn ACL and is expected to make a full recovery within nine-months time.
Maycee’s father, Bucky Barber, confirmed the news on Monday evening in a statement sent to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto.
Barber took to her Instagram shortly after to provide an update for fans, as well as some pictures.
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Before & After 😝😴 Surgery was a success this morning and I am excited to finally be starting this journey back. I'm hoping to start doing alot more videos and posts for anyone who wants to follow along on this rollercoaster with me. Let me know if theres anything specific you'd like to see and follow?! #THEFUTURE
The 21-year-old suffered the injury during a fight against Roxanne Modafferi at last month’s UFC 246 event. The defeat to Modafferi marked the first of Barber’s career.