UFC Prague medical suspensions: Blachowicz could be out six months

Jan Blachowicz, UFC Prague

The UFC returned to our screens on Saturday with the exciting UFC Prague card.

In the main event, Thiago Santos took on Jan Blachowicz in an important light heavyweight fight that would propel the winner into title contention.

Ultimately, Santos beat Blachowicz by TKO in the third round. The fight has left Blachowicz with a damaged nose, which could keep him out for six months depending of the results of a pending x-ray.

Meanwhile, Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Magomed Ankalaev, Klidson Farias, and Chris Fishgold have all been medically suspended for six months as well.

Here is the full UFC Prague medical suspensions (via MMAkunkie)

  • Thiago Santos: suspended mandatory seven days
  • Jan Blachowicz: suspended 180 days or until cleared by nasal X-ray; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact
  • Stefan Struve: suspended mandatory seven days
  • Marcos Rogerio de Lima: suspended 180 days or until cleared by left knee MRI; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact
  • Michal Oleksiejczuk: suspended mandatory seven days
  • Gian Villante: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
  • Liz Carmouche: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
  • Lucie Pudilova: suspended mandatory seven days
  • Petr Yan: suspended mandatory seven days
  • John Dodson: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact for left eyelid laceration
  • Magomed Ankalaev: suspended 180 days or until cleared by right hand X-ray; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact
  • Klidson Farias: suspended 180 days or until cleared by ear, nose and throat doctor for nasal fracture; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact
  • Dwight Grant: suspended mandatory seven days
  • Carlo Pedersoli Jr.: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
  • Chris Fishgold: suspended 180 days or until cleared by left hand X-ray; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact
  • Daniel Teymur: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
  • Gillian Robertson: suspended mandatory seven days
  • Veronica Macedo: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact for right rib pain
  • Damir Hadzovic: suspended mandatory seven days
  • Marco Polo Reyes: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
  • Michel Prazeres: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
  • Ismail Naurdiev: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
  • Carlos Diego Ferreira: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
  • Rustam Khabilov: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
  • Damir Ismagulov: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
  • Joel Alvarez: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact for lower lip laceration.

What do you think of these UFC Prague medical suspensions? Who do you want to see Thiago Santos and Jan Blachowicz fight next?

This article first appeared on BJPENN.COM on 2/27/2019.