UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar Medical Suspensions

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has release the medical suspensions from UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar that took place at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Thirteen fighters received medical suspensions from their bouts.

Below is the complete list released by the NSAC:

  • Frankie Edgar: Must have facial CT scan to rule out a left orbital fracture. If the CT scan is positive, then he must gain clearance by a maxilla-facial doctor or he is suspended until Aug. 2, 2013. He faces a minimum suspension until April 4 with no contact prior to March 20.
  • Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: Needs clearance by an ophthalmologist before his next fight due to a right eye injury.
  • Antonio Silva: Suspended until March 5 with no contact prior to Feb. 24 due to a chin laceration.
  • Alistair Overeem: Suspended until March 20 with no contact prior to March 5.
  • Joseph Benavidez: Suspended until Feb. 24 with no contact prior to Feb. 17 due to a forehead laceration.
  • Evan Dunham: Must have right orbital blowout fracture cleared by an ophthalmologist or plastic surgeon or he is suspended until Aug. 2. He faces a minimum suspension until April 4 with no contact prior to March 20.
  • Gleison Tibau: Suspended until Feb. 24 with no contact prior to Feb. 17.
  • Jay Hieron: Suspended until April 4 with no contact prior to March 20.
  • Jacob Volkmann: Suspended until March 5 with no contact prior to Feb. 24 due to right eye contusion.
  • Yves Edwards: Suspended until March 5 with no contact prior to Feb. 24 due to left eye laceration.
  • Chico Camus: Suspended until Feb. 24 with no contact prior to Feb. 17.
  • Francisco Rivera: Must have right hand/wrist x-rayed. If x-ray is positive, then he needs clearance by an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Aug. 2. He faces a minimum suspension until March 20 with no contact prior to March 5.
  • Edwin Figueroa: Suspended until Feb. 24 with no contact prior to Feb. 27 due to left eye laceration.