Medical Suspensions For UFC On FOX 9 Revealed

Medical Suspensions For UFC On FOX 9 Revealed

Urijah Faber was given a lengthy medical suspension by the California Athletic Commission following his recent victory over Michael McDonald at UFC on FOX 9.

Faber must get both of his hands cleared by a doctor to return sooner than the 180 days he was suspended for.

Joseph Benavidez, McDonald, Nik Lentz and several others were given suspensions ranging from 30 to 180 days.

The fighters who competed and are not listed below were given the mandatory seven-day suspensions.

Joseph Benavidez suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days. Additionally, suspended 60 days unless cleared by neurologist following CT scan and full neurological exam.

Urijah Faber suspended 180 days with no contact for 180 days unless cleared by doctor for injuries to both hands and left wrist.

Michael McDonald suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days. Additionally, must be cleared by doctor following full neurological exam.

Nik Lentz suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days for facial cut. Additionally, must be cleared by doctor.

Mac Danzig suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days for facial cuts. Additionally, suspended for 180 days with no contact for 180 due to a possible fractured nose. He also must have a possible left elbow/shoulder/clavicle injury cleared by a doctor.

Ryan LaFlare suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days for cut near left eye. Additionally, must be cleared by doctor.

Court McGee suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact for cut around left eye. Additionally, suspended for 180 days with no contact for 180 days for possible left orbital fracture and resulting vision problems unless cleared by ophthalmologist.

Edson Barboza suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days due to head cut. Additionally, must be cleared by doctor.

Zach Makovsky suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days for possible broken left hand. Additionally, must be cleared by doctor.

Scott Jorgensen suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days for cut near right eye. Additionally, must be cleared by doctor.

Cody McKenzie suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days for cut near right eyebrow. Additionally, must be cleared by doctor.

Sam Stout suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days for cut near right eye. Additionally, must be cleared by doctor.

Roger Bowling suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days from TKO loss. Additionally, suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days for cut near right eyelid. Additionally, must be cleared by doctor.