Watch inspirational video of UFC fighter Matt Grice recovering from brain surgery

There is a reason they call him "The Walking Miracle."

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Matt Grice continues his path to a full recovery following a horrific car crash back on Sept. 8, 2013, in which a vehicle rear-ended him while at a stop light in Pottawatomi County, Oklahoma (details).

Grice -- who was last seen in his epic "Fight of the Night" against Dennis Bermudez over a year ago -- had the top half of his skull removed so doctors could repair the damage sustained in his auto wreck. Six months later and "The Real One" is walking and talking.

See what he looked like with his skull missing here.

While the chances of Grice (15-5) returning to mixed martial arts (MMA) are slim, he has a shot of resuming his career in law enforcement, even if it's in a limited capacity. He's expected to need a full year of revovery before doctors can rule one way or another.

But based on this video, you have to like his chances.

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