Demian Maia Hospitalized With Severe Bone Infection; Out Indefinitely

It hasn’t been a great couple of weeks for Demian Maia.

The welterweight was supposed to meet Mike Pyle last week but was forced to pull out of the fight when he suffered a bone bruise that turned into a staph infection. The same would has now degenerated into a bone infection with put Maia in the hospital last week.

Maia’s manager, Eduardo Alonso, told MMAFighting.com that his client was currently being treated for osteomyelitis, which is a bone infection caused by bacteria.

Maia was released from the hospital on Friday and will be on antibiotics for the next six weeks before a reassessment is made.

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Source: BloodyElbow.com