Shonie Carter photographs his own leg surgery

source: chicagosmma.com
 

Who else but Shonie Carter would ask a surgeon if he could stay awake during an operation so he could record it?

When doctors informed Shonie “Mr. International” Carter that he would need a subcutaneous neural polyp removed, he asked what any normal fighter would.

"Can I video tape it?"

The video request was denied, but Carter, who stayed awake throughout the procedure, was allowed to photograph the proceedings.

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RKing85 site profile image  

8/4/12 3:59 AM by RKing85

that is disgusting.

LookAtThose1s site profile image  

8/4/12 2:47 AM by LookAtThose1s

Hello my baby, hello my honey, hello my ragtime galllllll!

AristidesBrito site profile image  

8/4/12 12:04 AM by AristidesBrito

For later

TheClips site profile image  

8/3/12 10:36 PM by TheClips

Given the current state of fighter insurance policies, I'd say......probably.

DamnSevern site profile image  

8/3/12 9:54 PM by DamnSevern

nope it was the first pic that came up when I googled "Shonie, WTF, surgery, fluffy dog"  

OR Scrub site profile image  

8/3/12 8:28 PM by OR Scrub

theres really no good reason why you shouldnt be able to watch if you have a good enough block, or spinal/epidural anesthesia, but generally they dont let you just cause its better if you dont. i know if you choose to have a knee scope surgery, you can get a spinal, and they can have you watch a monitor of the surgery through the scope. ive only seen one patient choose that. after a little bit, it could actually get a little boring.

stonepony site profile image  

8/3/12 8:10 PM by stonepony

My mom was having surgery on her feet, bones shaved, and she woke up in the middle of it. She asked them if she could watch (she used to be an EMT). They wouldn't let her.

Shoco site profile image  

8/3/12 6:19 PM by Shoco

Woke my missus up laughin at that pic. Hahaha

Kirik site profile image  

8/3/12 3:26 PM by Kirik

 Speak for yourself :-)