WSOF 23 Medical Report: 10 fighters forced to sit on the sidelines

September 21, 2015 9:42 pm by BJPENN.COM News

World Series of Fighting returned last weekend with “WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino II” in Phoenix, Arizona! Justin Gaethje headlined the card with another successful WSOF Lightweight Championship defense against Luis Palomino. Palmoino was brutally knocked out and is just one of the many fighters who will be forced to sit on the sidelines due to damage sustained during their fights.

Check out the full list of suspensions below:

Luis Palomino: Suspended 45 days for TKO, cut above left eye requiring stitches.

Timur Valiev: Suspended 45 days for cut above left eye requiring stitches.

Brian Foster: Suspended 45 days for cut on right brow requiring stitches.

LaRue Burley: Suspended 30 days due to knockout.

Brian Grinnell: Suspended 30 days due to TKO.

Krasimir Mladenov: Suspended 45 days for cut to right brow requiring stitches.

Matthew Frincu: Suspended 45 days for cuts requiring stitches.

David Nuzzo: Suspended 30 days for right hand injury; needs X-ray clearance to return.

Andres Ponce: Suspended 30 days for right foot injury; needs X-ray clearance to return.

Randy Steinke: Suspended 45 days due to hard knockout, right faceial cut requiring stitches.

Is it only a matter of time before Justin Gaethje makes his debut in the octagon? He is a dominant champion, no doubt, but will that talent carry over to the UFC? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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List obtained by MMA Junkie


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