[TNA] Candido Injury Update

From TNAWrestling.com

“Chris Candido severely injured his ankle early in his tag team bout with Lance Hoyt against Sonny Siaki and Apolo. Candido received medical attention backstage and was later taken to a local hospital via ambulance. Early indications are that he has a broken ankle, although TNAwrestling has yet to receive official word. We’ll have an update on Candido’s condition on Monday afternoon.

UPDATE ON CANDIDO: On Monday morning, Shane Douglas spoke to Chris Candido, who was still at a local Orlando hospital. Candido is scheduled to undergo surgery on Monday afternoon to insert a steel plate and screws into his ankle, which was completely dislocated. Candido also suffered a total fracture of his tibia and fibula bones. Everyone at TNA Wrestling wishes Candido a quick recovery, and hopefully we’ll have some comments from Chris once he returns home. According to Douglas, doctors told Candido he will be out of action for approximately 6 weeks.”

Tammy Sytch reported that Chris Candido went into surgery at 6 PM on Monday to repair his broken ankle. The surgery was expected to last 5 hours; Candido was expected to come out of it at around 11 PM.

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