UFC on Fox 7 Medical Suspensions: Cormier, Mendes, Mein out Up to 6 Months

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UFC on Fox 7 Medical Suspensions: Cormier, Mendes, Mein out Up to 6 Months
Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The fallout from one of the most exciting UFC cards in recent history continues. On Saturday, UFC on Fox 7 delivered an action-packed card that was headlined by Benson Henderson defending his UFC lightweight title against Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez. 

The California State Athletic Commission has handed down the list of medical suspensions for the event, and it is lengthyan understandable fact after eight of the fights on the card ended by knockout or TKO.

 

UFC on Fox 7 Full Medical Suspensions

Benson Henderson: Mandatory minimum seven-day suspension.

Gilbert Melendez: Mandatory minimum seven-day suspension.

Daniel Cormier: Suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for swollen right middle finger.

Frank Mir: Mandatory minimum seven-day suspension.

Josh Thomson: Mandatory minimum seven-day suspension.

Nate Diaz: Suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for facial lacerations to nose and cheek. Also suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Matt Brown: Suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for laceration to right eyebrow.

Jordan Mein: Suspended for 180 days with 180 days no contact for possible fractured jaw and possible right orbital fracture. Suspended for 60 days with 60 days no contact for laceration to nose.  Also suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Chad Mendes: Suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for possible right index finger fracture.

Darren Elkins: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Francis Carmont: Mandatory minimum seven-day suspension.

Lorenz Larkin: Mandatory minimum seven-day suspension.

Myles Jury: Suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for laceration to right eyebrow.

Ramsey Nijem: Suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician. Sent to hospital for head trauma. Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Joseph Benavidez: Suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact for broken tooth and laceration to right eyebrow or until cleared by physician.

Darren Uyenoyama: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Jorge Masvidal: Suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for right thumb fracture. Also suspended 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for scalp lacerations.

Tim Means: Mandatory minimum seven-day suspension.

T.J. Dillashaw: Mandatory minimum seven-day suspension.

Hugo Viana: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Anthony Njokuani: Mandatory minimum seven-day suspension.

Roger Bowling: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact and must have neurological check.

Yoel Romero: Mandatory minimum seven-day suspension.

Clifford Starks: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

 

*Suspensions provided to Bleacher Report via email from CSAC.

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