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Monday, 07/09/2012, 04:10 pm

UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS


The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the official list of medical suspensions for last Saturday’s UFC 148 pay-per-view event.

UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II took place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada last Saturday. In the main event Anderson Silva successfully defended his middleweight title for the second time against his bitter rival, Chael Sonnen.

Main card fighters Cung Le, Chael Sonnen and Forrest Griffin all received suspensions for damage received during last weekend’s event.

Other fighters suspended by Nevada’s governing body are as follows:

Chael Sonnen: Suspended until Aug. 7 with no contact until July 29 for nasal laceration.
Forrest Griffin: Suspended until Aug. 22 with no contact until Aug. 12 for possible jaw injury. Additionally, must have CT scan of jaw and be cleared by doctor or no contest until Oct. 6.
Cung Le: Suspended until Aug. 7 with no contact until July 29 for left eye laceration. Additionally, must have x-ray of right knee and right foot and be cleared by doctor or no contest until Oct. 6.
Patrick Cote: Suspended until Aug. 7 with no contact until July 29 for scalp laceration.
Dong Hyun Kim: Suspended until Aug. 22 with no contact until Aug. 7 for TKO loss.
Cody McKenzie: Suspended until Aug. 22 with no contact until Aug. 7 for TKO loss.
Ivan Menjivar: Must have x-ray or MRI of left knee and be cleared by doctor or no contest until Oct. 6.
Fabricio Camoes: Suspended until Aug. 7 with no contact until July 29.
Gleison Tibau: Suspended until Aug. 7 with no contact until July 29 for right eye laceration.
Constantinos Philippou: Suspended until Aug. 7 with no contact until July 30. Additionally, must have left eye cleared by ophthalmologist or no contest until Oct. 6.
Rafaello Oliveira: Suspended until Aug. 7 with no contact until July 29 for scalp laceration.

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