EBANIE BRIDGES shared gruesome pictures of her hand surgery after breaking a bone ahead of her win over Shannon O’Connell.
Bridges beat her fellow Australian in the eighth round to successfully defend her IBF bantamweight title.
But the adoring Leeds fan revealed she went into the fight with a broken hand after suffering the injury in training.
OnlyFans sponsored Bridges has now gone under the knife and revealed her hand is being worked on.
She posted: “Operation performed. dr is happy.”
Bridges’ right hand was brutally swollen after the stoppage win, revealing the extent of her injury.
She said: “I’ve booked this Friday for surgery on my hand.
“Much of my camp was done with one hand. Much of my sparring with just my left hand.
“But there was no way I was going to pull out of that fight because I knew I could one-handed them if needed and I wanted to.
“But now it’s time to sort this out.”
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Bridges, 36, was in tears after defeating 39-year-old O’Connell in the Australian derby.
Her trainer Mark Tibbs said: “This Queen of Australia is the best fighter I have ever worked with because she is so professional.
“I’m very, very proud of her. She has the heart of a lion, she is made of steel and there is no end to her.
“So we keep moving forward and she’s going to keep chopping off.”
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/6934579/ebanie-bridges-hand-surgery-bone-shannon-oconnell-fight/ Ebanie Bridges shares gruesome pictures of her hand surgery after breaking a bone ahead of the fight with Shannon O’Connell