In a surgery performed by Dmitry Melnikov of the First Moscow State Medical University, 3lbs of dead muscle was removed from the arms of Kirill Tereshin otherwise known as ‘Synthol Kid’ or the Russian ‘Popeye’.
Kirill Tereshin has been making headlines for a number of weeks now, due to his outrageously large biceps and triceps which he attained by injecting over 3 litres of petroleum jelly into his arms.
‘Popeye’ was warned by doctors that if he did not have this surgery to remove the dead tissue in his arms he could face amputation or even possibly death.
Terenshin recently participated in his first MMA fight, thinking that somehow, after using petroleum jelly to beef up his arms somehow would make him a worthy opponent for guys that have been training in the ring for years.
Needless to say, he lost his fight. In less than three minutes he was forced to tap out. He even tried to take on Russian Splapping Event champion Vasili Kamotski at his own game. The outcome? You guessed it… he was knocked out by the sheer force of the champions open-hand.
Looks like fake muscles really don’t get you anywhere kids…
Anyways, according to the doctor that removed the dead muscle from his arms, he’s only a quarter of the way through removing all the petroleum jelly Kirill injected himself with.
Concerned about the amount of muscle he’d lose he asked the doctor “How many muscles have I lost?”
After explaining that he was only 25% of the way through the process he continued on to explain that Kirill had injected himself so thoroughly that the jelly spread into the muscle fibres and killed it… They are not able to salvage, let alone separate the muscle from the jelly so they are forced to remove both.
What have we learned? Maybe try and gain muscles the old fashioned way, with a healthy diet and lots of exercising. Its much safer and more sustainable that way.