UFC 131 Aftermath: Shane Carwin out for 2 Months, Medical Suspensions Released

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UFC 131 Aftermath: Shane Carwin out for 2 Months, Medical Suspensions Released

The medical suspensions following UFC 131 have been made public, with Shane Carwin, Jason Young and James Head receiving the longest suspensions.

The event was held on June 11th, 2011, at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. The main event was a bout between Shane Carwin and Junior Dos Santos, with the winner earning a shot at current UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Dos Santos won the fight via unanimous decision.

After the event, every fight was given a minimum nine-day suspension. According to Fighters Only Magazine, the following fighters were given longer suspensions:

Shane Carwin: Suspended for 60 days with no contact during training for 45 days, due to multiple facial lacerations and a nasal fracture.

Diego Nunes: Suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days, due to scalp and right-eyebrow lacerations.

Demian Maia: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days, due to a facial abrasion and left-thigh contusion.

John Olav Einemo: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days, due to a minor head injury/TKO.

Dave Herman: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days, due to a tooth avulsion.

Vagner Rocha: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days, due to a left-thigh contusion and right-eyelid laceration.

Yves Edwards: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days, due to a facial abrasion/KO.

Chris Weidman: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days, due to a left-eyelid laceration.

Mike Massenzio: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days, due to a facial abrasion.

James Head: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days, due to a nose laceration.

Jason Young: Suspended 180 days due to a foot injury and left-eyebrow laceration; however, if cleared by a physician via X-ray, suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.

Aaron Rosa: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days, due to a left-eyebrow laceration, facial abrasion and sprained right elbow.

Darren Elkins: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days, due to a right-eyebrow laceration.

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