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Thursday, 03/01/2012, 10:47 am

Report | UFC 144 Medical Suspensions | Henderson Out Up To Six-Months


UFC 144 took place last Saturday night from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

In the main event the UFC’s lightweight title changed hands when
Benson Henderson outpointed Frankie Edgar over the course of five-rounds to earn a unanimous decision victory on the judges’ scorecards.

According to a report on Mixedmartialarts.com the UFC department of regulatory affairs issued suspensions to nine UFC 144 competitors, the lengthiest of which went to Benson Henderson and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson” target=”_blank”>Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.

The full list of medical suspensions is as follows:

Tiequan Zhang; 45 days no contest; 30 days no contact

Elji Mitsuoka; 45 days no contest; 30 days no contact
Elji Mitsuoka; 180 days or negative nasal x-ray for possible fracture

Joe Lauzon; 45 days no contest; 30 days no contact

Tim Boetsch; 30 days no contest; 21 days no contact

Yushin Okami; 45 days no contest; 30 days no contact

Cheick Kongo; 45 days no contest; 30 days no contact

Quinton Jackson; 45 days no contest; 30 days no contact
Quinton Jackson; 180 days or right knee cleared by orthopedic doctor

Benson Henderson; 45 days no contest; 30 days no contact
Benson Henderson; 180 days or negative x-ray of both hands and left foot for possible fracture

Frankie Edgar; 45 days no contest; 30 days no contact

Read More: UFC 144, Frankie Edgar (News), Benson Henderson (News)

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