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UFC President Visits Girl He Saved in Thailand After Paying for Her Liver Operation

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White visited Tuptim, the little girl he once saved by paying for her liver transplant operation back in 2010 in Phuket, Thailand.

White, who was in Thailand visiting veteran UFC fighter Mike Swick, paid Tuptim a visit at her father’s Muay Thai gym, as relayed online by Thailand-based MMA journalist James Goyder via Twitter.

Hong Kong Doctor Leaves Liver Transplant Patient Cut Open For Hours to Go to Another Hospital

A surgeon at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong reportedly left his liver transplant patient who was already cut open on the operating table for another patient at a different hospital, returning three hours later to finish what he started.

Dr. Kelvin Ng Kwok-Chai, a private practice doctor and part-time surgeon at Queen Mary Hospital’s liver transplant center in Pok Fu Lam, left the hospital on Oct. 13 at around 3:25 p.m., when the patients’s abdomen had been “opened”, with her liver not yet extracted, according to South China Morning Post.