Angela Magana Former UFC strawweight competitor is in a coma fighting her greatest fight after from complications she development late Tuesday evening after undergoing emergency surgery at the University Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Magana, who is a mother of three was feeling confident before the surgery and was seen on social media in hospital posting pictures and live videos on Monday and Tuesday before she underwent the surgery and things took a turn for the worst shortly after. Magana was experiencing pain from a herniated disc probably from a previous fight.
Fighting Her Greatest Fight
She scheduled to face off against rival Kyra Batara at “Combate 35: Reinas” due to be held in Los Angeles on April 26. These two rival has a strange exchange via social media then they coincidentally ran into each other at the shopping center and police had to be called after the confrontation as reported by Magana. She posted a video stating Batara received a citation for her role in the street fighter brawl (or mall fighter rather)
Several days later Magana on Twitter stated that she needed medical attention and was later informed she needed to have emergency surgery for cauda equina syndrome, a condition that occurs when the bundle of nerves below the end of the spinal cord known as the cauda equina is damaged. Symptoms can include pain that radiates down the leg, back pain, numbness around the anus, and loss of bowel or bladder control.
Fans immediately sent their support and while others trolled her and suggested that she was not really hurt but was using this as an excuse as she is scared to fight Barbara
Came to get my nerve block and they have completely fucked me. They are rushing me to neuro ICU. I’ll keep everyone updated.
Feel I Die After This
Her intuition seems to be telling her something was going to go wrong. Hours before she was due to go surgery she posted a video about her fears of not waking up as she had an aunt who died from anesthesia.
“I feel like I’m gonna not wake up and die after this,” Magana said. It is just chilling hearing her say those words and now learning what has happened.
“She’s in a coma, and we’re waiting to hear some positive news,” said Lamastus, who was at the hospital with Magana. “The surgery went fine. The problem was anesthesia. It’s very rare that patients react badly to anesthesia, but it does happen, and I guess this is one of those rare cases. But I’m being positive. She’ll be fine, and she’ll wake up. She’s a fighter. I’m just staying positive.”
Life is short and can change in the blink of an eye
Today our thoughts are with her and her family. Here hoping she pulls through to fight another day. Angela Magana stay in the game
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