If that wasn't enough, the apology he tweeted to fans certainly should be:
Brasil sinto muito não queria ter desapontado vocês dei o meu melhor eu juro
— Anderson Silva (@SpiderAnderson) December 29, 2013
That translates into: "Brazil I'm sorry, I didn't want to disappoint you! I gave my best I swear."
Surgery has already been completed. He is expected to need anywhere from 3-6 months to recover, but it remains to be seen if he will ever be able to fight again.