Bullfighter Gored In Face After Bull Knocks Her To Ground
A bullfighter has been gored in the face by a bull after the half-tonne animal knocked her to the ground.
Mexican matador Hilda Tenorio was rushed to hospital after suffering severe facial injuries in the Mexican city of Puebla, with horrifying photographs showing her face covered in blood.
Tenorio has reportedly received treatment for the fracture of both her cheekbones and her upper jaw.
En la @FeriaPuebla @Hilda_Tenorio recibió en El Relicario a su toro de rodillas mismo que la arrolló propinándole un brutal golpe en el rostro, se teme fractura de mandíbula, por lo que ya está siendo valorada en un hospital de la ciudad de Puebla. pic.twitter.com/8xNUddK5rH
— Carlos Martin Huerta (@carlosmartinh) May 4, 2019
As reported by El Universal, this incident occurred at the ‘El Relicario’ bull ring as part of the Puebla Fair celebrations.
Taking to social media, Tenorio updated her fans on her condition, and thanked them for their support:
I want to thank you all for your messages of support.
My injuries are very serious and I have not been able to sleep all night, sat up in bed because there was no other option.
The doctors have said my upper jaw is broken and my cheeks are fractured from my eye socket.
At least I’ll have a new platinum face, although I wish it was worth more, like the Grammys.
Este tipo de mensajes dan LUZ. Muchas gracias a todos. pic.twitter.com/PC6kfPaZQb
— Hilda Tenorio (@Hilda_Tenorio) May 5, 2019
This is reportedly the second time the 32-year-old bullfighter has been gored by a bull. She reportedly suffered a facial wound when she was just 16, as reported by El Universal, which resulted in her requiring 80 stitches.
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