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UFC 173 Medical Suspensions Revealed

Andrew Ravens

T.j. Dillashaw

UFC went down last Saturday night from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, T.J. Dillashaw def. Renan Barao via TKO (punches) – Round 5, 2:26 – to claim bantamweight title.

In the co-main event, Daniel Cormier def. Dan Henderson via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:53 of round three.

And finally, Robbie Lawler def. Jake Ellenberger via TKO (knee) at 3:06 of round three rounded out your top three fights.

There were two fights that ended in submission and four fights that ended in a knockout.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the list of medical suspensions for fighters after last Saturday’s UFC 173 event:

T.J. Dillashaw: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to right eyebrow laceration.
Renan Barao: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
Dan Henderson: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to lacerations on nose, left eyebrow, left ear.
Jake Ellenberger: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days. Additionally, must have left inferior wall blowout fracture cleared by an ophthalmologist or no contest for 180 days.
Takeya Mizugaki: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to cuts over both eyes.
Francisco Rivera: Must have right hand cleared by a doctor or no contest for 180 days.
Jamie Varner: Must have left leg cleared by a doctor or no contest for 180 days.
Michael Chiesa: Must have left elbow x-rayed; if positive, must be cleared by a doctor or no contest for 180 days.
Francisco Trinaldo: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to left cheek laceration.
Katsunori Kikuno: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to TKO and laceration on bridge of nose.
Mitch Clarke: Must have right elbow cleared by a doctor or no contest for 180 days.
Al Iaquinta: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days. Additionally, must have an MRI on right knee and if positive, must be cleared by a doctor or no contest for 180 days.
Vinc Pichel: Must have left eye blowout fracture cleared by an ophthalmologist or no contest for 180 days.
Anthony Njokuanki: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to possible corneal abrasion on left eye.
Sam Sicilia: Must have right hand x-rayed and if positive, must be cleared by a doctor or no contest for 180 days.
Jingliang Li: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to left eyebrow laceration.
David Michaud: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

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