After ACL Tear, UFC Star Is Back Fighting for His Family and His Country

UFC contender, Kennedy Nzechukwu is the primary caregiver for his mother, who is battling ALS, and sole provider for his four siblings. So, when Kennedy felt something snap in his left knee during a training session in October 2019, he worried his career and his family’s future could be in jeopardy. But thanks to the care he received from UT Southwestern, Kennedy is back in the octagon and feeling stronger than ever.

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Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Jay P. Shah, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

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