UFC 188 Medical Suspensions: Werdum Could Be Out 6 Months

June 16, 2015 2:58 pm by BJPENN.COM News
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Medical suspensions for UFC 188 are in. The UFC released the official list of suspension early today.

According to the list, new UFC champion Fabricio Werdum could face a total suspension of 180 days, if he doesn’t pass an MRI for his knee and thumb, along with a nasal x-ray.

Velasquez, who Werdum beat, got 45 days of no fighting and 30 days of no contact.

Check out the list below, other fighters not listed still received the 7 day rest period.

 

  • Clay Collard: Upper lip laceration; Suspension 45 days no fight, 30 days no contact
  • Alejandro Perez: L infraorbital laceration; Suspension 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
  • Henry Cejudo: Nasal laceration; Suspension 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
  • Cain Velasquez: L upper eyelid and R eyebrow; Suspension 45 days no fight, 30 days no contact
  • Gabriel Benitez: 180 days or clear R wrist/knee and L thumb/foot by Ortho
  • Francisco Trevino: 180 days or clear R knee by Ortho
  • Fabricio Werbum: 180 days or clear MRI of R knee and R thumb and nasal x-ray
  • Gilbert Melendez: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
  • Eddie Alvarez: 180 days or clear by Ophthalmologist.

 

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