The Ultimate Fighting Championships took an important step forward last year when it introduced fighter’s insurance which provided full medical coverage for all fighters under the Zuffa banner. Whilst the coverage has relieved many fighters from heavy medical bills from injuries related to fighting, Strikeforce fighter Conor Heun has faced several issues with his claim.
Heun went on to the MMA Underground earlier today to share his experience with the ZUFFA coverage.
As some of you may know, I needed surgery to repair the torn labrum in both of my hips, as well as an avulsion fracture, following my bout with Ryan Couture in Strikeforce this past March. Unfortunately, Zuffa’s Insurance company has denied the claim so I am being forced to pay out-of-pocket to cover the surgeries. Luckily, the guys at Fund-A-Fighter have stepped up to help me be creating a campaign to help me raise the money.
The surgeon looked at the two torn labrum and on one side he said that I had a mild case o...