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Thursday, 12/13/2012, 12:53 pm

UFC on FOX 5 Medical Suspensions Report: 13 Combatants Forced On The Sidelines | UFC NEWS


Last weekend’s UFC on FOX 5 event was filled with non-stop, wall-to-wall action.

However, all that blood, sweat and tears wasn’t without consequence.

13 UFC on FOX 5 fighters have received medical suspensions ranging from a mere 7 days and going up to indefinite 60 day suspensions.

The list of medical suspensions is as follows:

Nate Diaz: suspended indefinitely, though an ENT doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 30 to 60 days (based on doctor’s opinion) with no contact for 30 days

Alexander Gustafsson: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 30 days

Mauricio Rua: suspended 30 days

B.J. Penn: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days

Mike Swick: suspended 60 days

Jeremy Stephens: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 60 days

Yves Edwards: suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Raphael Assuncao: suspended indefinitely, though an orthopedic doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended seven days

Joe Proctor: suspended indefinitely, though an ENT doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 60 days

Ramsey Nijem: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 30 days

Henry Martinez: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 60 days

Marcus LeVesseur: suspended 30 days

Nam Phan: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days

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