Jones' toe healing properly

 

Jon Jones suffered a gnarly broken toe at UFC 159 in his bout versus Chael Sonnen. While pushing off the canvas, the pressure caused the big toe in his left foot to break hard, ripping the skin and exposing the bone. You can relive the break in the GIF below:

Phone Post

Jones only realized the toe was broken after commentator Joe Rogan pointed it out during the post-fight interview. Jones was treated in the cage and back stage before eventually making it to the hospital. Some doctors criticized the immediate treatment of the injury, but it looks as though Jones is healing properly and on his way to recovery. He tweeted a couple updates this morning:

The alignment of my bones are healing spot on and the skins closing with no infections

Loving my new heavy duty boot!! great news from the doctors today pic.twitter.com/zb5cG7mWEl

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shawarma site profile image  

5/8/13 9:20 AM by shawarma

I remember reading somewhere that it was a dislocation not a break. (Probably on here). Any news on what the injury was?

Ghost of Retard site profile image  

5/8/13 8:20 AM by Ghost of Retard

Jones has some skinny bones, I think if someone with strong leg kicks can set them up and somehow land a few really nice ones, it might seriously do damage. How the fuck do you land a leg kick on that fucker though ?

Darth Ryase site profile image  

5/8/13 8:06 AM by Darth Ryase

That Jones didn't go to the hospital immediately after and chose to attend the post-fight press conference.The ringside physician or whoever said they can't make a fighter do anything. They did their job and treated the wound. Jones chose to stay.

JFC1001 site profile image  

5/8/13 4:39 AM by JFC1001

He needs to get some cream for those toe nails as well. Nasty.

TheLuckyMilkMan site profile image  

5/8/13 3:48 AM by TheLuckyMilkMan

DUDE!!!btw what was the doctor critique of the way it was initially handled?

Bucephalus site profile image  

5/8/13 1:42 AM by Bucephalus

Maybe he should get another boot to help him develop those chicken legs.

Bigp5437 site profile image  

5/7/13 3:18 PM by Bigp5437

Be glad you didn't see UFC Tonight the week after the event..while they talked about his injury they kept replaying that same clip, far more than anyone needed to see lol

Rafael135 site profile image  

5/7/13 2:58 PM by Rafael135

Fuuuuuck that gif... Yet I watched it 10x...

Chris27 site profile image  

5/7/13 2:53 PM by Chris27

good news, hopefully he returns in the summer vs Gus before fighting Silva in a superfight at the end of the year/early 2014.

GregNoActionJackson site profile image  

5/7/13 2:39 PM by GregNoActionJackson

you should prob stop posting