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Tuesday, 01/01/2013, 11:36 am

Medical Suspensions Report: 14 UFC 155 Fighters Put On The Shelf


UFC 155 delivered fireworks last Saturday from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Those fireworks, however, were not without consequence.

With Joe Lauzon and Tim Boetsch turning in their bloodiest performances to date and former champ JDS walking away unrecognizable, many fighters have been handed down medical suspensions by the NSAC.

The full list of medical suspensions is as follows:

Cain Velasquez: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days
Junior Dos Santos: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days
Joe Lauzon: suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days for facial and forehead lacerations
Tim Boetsch: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days; also suspended 180 days unless nasal fractures are cleared by ENT doctor
Alan Belcher: suspended 60 days with no contact; also suspended 180 days unless right jaw and right knee are cleared by doctors
Eddie Wineland: suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days for lacerations
Brad Pickett: suspended 21 days with no contact for 14 days
Byron Bloodworth: suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days for a scalp laceration
Jamie Varner: suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days
Melvin Guillard: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for a right shin laceration
Michael Johnson: suspended 21 days with no contact for 14 days for a right ear laceration; also suspended 180 days unless right hand is cleared by doctor
Todd Duffee: suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days for a right forehead laceration; also suspended 180 days unless left knee is cleared by doctor
Philip De Fries: suspended 21 days with no contact for 14 days
Leonard Garcia: suspended 21 days with no contact for 14 days

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