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Germaine de Randamie undergoes successful hand surgery

The former women’s featherweight champ has finally fixed her hand and will hopefully have a less controversial 2018.

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2017 has been a crazy ride for Germaine de Ramdamie, starting with her winning the inaugural women's featherweight title in February, only to be stripped in June when she refused to face #1 contender Cris Cyborg. She was set to return to bantamweight at last weekend's UFC Rotterdam event, only to pull out with a week to go over an undisclosed injury.

De Randamie has been complaining about a problem with her hand that required surgery, and it looks like she's finally done something about it. Here's what she posted on her Instagram account:

"Just had my surgery," she wrote. "Everything went well no complications!! Thank you so much for the great care Dr. Feitz Xpert Clinic, time to let my body heal and come back stronger, faster and more motivated than ever before. Thank you to my family, my love, friends, team and all who supported me. I'm forever thankful for all you have done. DIE WITH MEMORIES, NOT DREAMS"

It's unclear whether her removal from UFC Rotterdam was over her hand but regardless, it's taken care of now. With recovery probably taking the rest of the year, let's hope 2018 is a less controversial time for the "Iron Lady."

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