Pulled out of July 13th fight due to knee injury
David has sustained a serious right knee Injury during training for the upcoming heavyweight fight. The progressive painful symptoms do not allow him to train any further and be prepared for next month's fight. He will undergo arthroscopy of the right knee for treatment of the full thickness articular cartilage injury. The multiple loose bodies and unstable tissue will be resected and removed. The defect will undergo microfracture technique to regenerate cartilagenous tissue . Postoperative rehabilitation will be essential. He will be operated by Dr. Luis Urrea, a sports medicine fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon from the El Paso Orthopaedic Surgery Group. " David has great potential to return to his world class boxing level following surgery and rehabilitation. I have a high level of confidence in his healing potential" stated Dr Urrea.
David will undergo surgery at the El Paso Specialty Hospital which specializes in musculoskeletal surgical care. He is scheduled to resume training in 4-6 months.
Help David pick his new tattoo
David is fighting Byron Polley for the NABU Heavyweight Championship on December 3rd, 2011
WCB placed David in the Heavyweight top 15 in the world
Fight: December 3, 2011 at the Pan Am Center
in Las cruces for the NABU championship
David Rodriguez, The Klitschko Killer?
Rightful Heir to Tyson's Thrown? David Rodriguez
Salud y Vida Magazine
Click here and turn to page 10 to read the article
Que Pasa Vegas Magazine
Click here to read"Con Gran Voluntad" turn to pages 44 - 46
David's getting ready for a fight at the end of the year
Rodriguez KOs Owen Beck
to win the WBC Feco Box title of Mexico June 24, 2011