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UFC on FOX 7 Medical Suspensions

UFC on FOX 7 Medical Suspensions

The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has released the full medical suspensions for UFC on FOX 7. Four fighters received six month suspensions including co-main event fighter Daniel Cormier. The Oklahoma State product told UFC Tonight he is planning to appeal the suspension.

All fighters received a mandatory seven-day suspension from the commission.

Full Medical Suspensions for UFC on FOX 7:

  • Daniel Cormier: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for swollen right middle finger
  • Nate Diaz: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for facial lacerations to nose and cheek. Also suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO
  • Matt Brown: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for laceration to right eyebrow
  • Chad Mendes: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for possible right index finger fracture
  • Darren Elkins: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO
  • Myles Jury: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for laceration to right eyebrow
  • Ramsey Nijem: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician. Sent to hospital for head trauma. Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact, no exceptions, for KO
  • Joseph Benavidez: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact for broken tooth and laceration to right eyebrow or until cleared by physician
  • Darren Uyenoyama: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO
  • Jorge Masvidal: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for right thumb fracture. Also suspended suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for two top of scalp lacerations
  • Hugo Viana: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO
  • Roger Bowling: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for KO and must have neurological check
  • Clifford Starks: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for KO

Be sure to check out our full UFC on FOX 7 coverage.

Photo Credit: Mark D. Smith – USA TODAY Sport

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