He may have won his first MMA fight this past weekend.
But Married At First Sight’s Mikey Pembroke was hospitalized for emergency surgery after the brutal bout.
On Tuesday, the reality TV star 31, revealed his swollen and deformed jaw and said he needed surgery to fix it.
Married At First Sight’s Mikey Pembroke ends up in the emergency room for emergency surgery following his brutal MMA bout over the weekend
‘Okay, change of plans. We’re going to need an operation and they’re going to open it up and pull it out because there’s something going on inside,” he explained on his Instagram Stories.
‘And I’ve had to fast for the last 24 hours because they were worried about something going wrong.’
At one point, Mikey’s father, Dr Andrew Pembroke, an anesthesiologist in Sydney, walked into his son’s ward while on a ‘call to the hospital doctors’ call.
That evening, Mikey retweeted on Instagram to show the effect of the ketamine the nurses gave him on the pain.
Reality TV star 31, reveals swollen and deformed jaw and says he needs surgery to fix it
He said he thought he was dying, adding: ‘I think I’m a drop of blood [unintelligible] pass through the body. F**k. ‘
Mikey has swelling on one side of his face and is ‘full of pus’ after an intense mixed martial arts fight over the weekend.
He was barely able to talk as he revealed his injury to fans on his Instagram Stories.
At one point, Mikey’s father, Sydney anesthesiologist Dr Andrew Pembroke, walked into his son’s ward while on a ‘call the hospital doctors’ call.
“Check out this infection on my face,” he said. “There’s pus in it, too.”
His brother Thomas Pembroke shared a heartfelt tribute following his great achievement.
‘I’m so proud of my little brother regardless of the outcome,’ he wrote.
That night, Mikey retweeted on Instagram to show the effects of the ketamine the nurses gave him for pain relief.
‘He’s spent the last 20 weeks waking up at 4am training and getting ready to be locked in a cage with another man and put everything on the ropes. The dedication, courage, and humility you show is amazingly inspiring. ‘
“To have such a win and to perform so stellarly is a final knot in your bow and I couldn’t be prouder,” he added.
Last year, Mikey took a break from drinking for a few weeks, which worked wonders for his physique, and a few months later, Mikey celebrated his decision to cut alcohol completely from his life.
Mikey was left with one side of his face swollen and ‘full of pus’ after his intense mixed martial arts fight over the weekend
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