TUF 16 Finale Medical Suspensions

TUF 16 Finale PosterThe Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the medical suspensions for The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale. All fighters received mandatory seven day suspensions for precautionary reasons. Four fighters, including Pat Barry, a possible six-month suspension due to injuries sustained during their respective bouts.

The Ultimate Fighter concluded its sixteenth season last Saturday at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. With Season 16 coach Roy Nelson defeating Matt Mitrione with his trademark power. In the co-main event  Colin Smith bested Mike Ricci to become The Ulitmate Fighter 16 champion.

Full TUF 16 Finale Medical Suspensions

  • Matt Mitrione: Suspended until Jan. 30 with no contact in training until Jan. 15 for precautionary reasons
  • Shane del Rosario: Suspended until Jan. 30 with no contact in training until Jan. 15
  • Pat Barry: Suspended until June 15 unless cleared early by an orthopedic doctor for a possible right foot fracture
  • James Head: Suspended until Jan. 30 with no contact in training until Jan. 15 due to a right upper eyelid laceration
  • Marcos Vinicius: Suspended until June 15 unless cleared by an ENT doctor for a right infraorbital rim fracture and anterior right maxillary sinus and nasal fractures; minimum suspension through Feb. 14 with no contact in training until Jan. 30
  • Vinc Pichel: Suspended until June 15 unless cleared early by an orthopedic doctor for a possible left foot fracture; minimum suspension through Feb. 14 with no contact in training until Jan. 30
  • Nick Catone: Suspended until Jan. 15 with no contact in training until Jan. 6 for precautionary reasons
  • Reuben Duran: Suspended until Jan. 30 with no contact in training until Jan. 15 for precautionary reasons
  • John Cofer: Suspended until June 15 unless cleared early by an orthopedic doctor for a possible right shoulder injury
  • Jared Papazian: Suspended until Jan. 30 with no contact in training until Jan. 15 due to a laceration above the left eye

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