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UFC 195 medical suspensions released, three fighters potentially sidelined six months

Jan. 2 saw an amazing night of fights with UFC 195 taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

A welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit had everyone standing at the end of five rounds in a “Fight of the Year” candidate just two days into the new year. Fortunately for both Lawler and Condit, they were not given the most severe medical suspensions from the event.

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The Nevada Athletic Commission released the medical suspensions to MMA Fighting for competitors from UFC 195 as follows:

  • Kyle Noke: Requires fractured nose to be cleared by doctor or no contest until 07/02; minimum suspension no contest until 02/02, no contact until 01/24 due to left elbow strain
  • Dustin Poirier: Requires fractured nose to be cleared by doctor or no contest until 07/02; minimum suspension no contest until 02/17, no contact until 02/02
  • Sheldon Westcott: Requires left knee to be cleared and right hand to be x-rayed, if positive then must be cleared by doctor or no contest until 07/02; minimum suspension no contest until 02/02, no contact until 01/24
  • Joe Soto: Requires follow-up exam with retinal specialist done by 05/01
  • Robbie Lawler: Suspended until 03/03, no contact until 02/17
  • Carlos Condit: Suspended until 03/03, no contact until 02/17
  • Scott Holtzman: Suspended until 03/03, no contact until 02/17
  • Andrei Arlovski: Suspended until 02/17, no contact until 02/02
  • Drew Dober: Suspended until 02/02, no contact until 01/14
  • Joseph Duffy: Suspended until 02/02, no contact until 01/14 due to lacerations
  • Edgar Garcia: Suspended until 02/02, no contact until 01/14

This article appeared first on BJPENN.COM
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