UFC 193 medical suspensions: Rousey and Jedrzejczyk potentially out 6 months

November 17, 2015 9:26 am by Russell Ess

UFC 193 proved to be a battle with fourteen of the fighters out for potentially six months. All fighters on the card received a suspension of at least seven days with no contact during training. Three of the four fighters in the title fights that took place in Melbourne, Australia are on that list. New women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm was the only title fight competitor not listed to be out for the extended period.

MixedMartialArts.com received the medical suspensions from the UFC self-regulated card, which included:

  • Ronda Rousey: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days; additionally, suspended 180 days unless cleared with negative head CT scan.
  • Joanna Jedrzejczyk: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days; additionally, suspended 180 days unless right hand is cleared by doctor after x-ray.
  • Valerie Letourneau: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days; additionally, suspended 180 days unless cleared with negative head CT scan.
  • Antonio Silva: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
  • Robert Whitaker: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days; additionally, suspended 180 days unless left ankle, right hand cleared by doctor
  • Uriah Hall: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.
  • Jared Rosholt: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days; additionally, suspended 180 days unless doctor clears right tibia/fibia.
  • Jake Matthews: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
  • Akbarh Arreola: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
  • Anthony Perosh: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
  • Richard Vaculik: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.
  • Anton Zafir: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.
  • Steven Kennedy: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days; additionally, suspended 180 days unless left thumb is cleared by doctor.
  • Ryan Benoit: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

What did you think of the historic UFC 193 event? Let us know what your favorite fights were in the comments!


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