Wednesday, December 31, 2008

UFC 92 Medical Suspensions

Written by: Mat Houchens

Tuesday, December 30, 2008, 21:17
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With the amount of KO’s in UFC 92, we all knew there would be some medical suspensions.  Thanks to our friends at MMA Junkie:

The full list of suspensions includes:

  • Forrest Griffin - suspended until June 27 due to possible broken left hand (can be cleared early by orthopedic doctor and negative x-ray); minimum suspension until Feb. 12 with no contact until Jan. 28 for precautionary reasons
  • Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira - suspended until Feb. 27 with no contact until Feb. 12 for precautionary reasons
  • Mike Massenzio - suspended until Jan. 28 with no contact until Jan. 19 for precautionary reasons
  • Wanderlei Silva - suspended until Feb. 27 with no contact until Feb. 12 for precautionary reasons
  • Mostapha Al Turk - suspended until June 27 due to broken nose (can be cleared early by orthopedic doctor); minimum suspension until Feb. 27 with no contact until Feb. 12 due to lacerations over left eye and on top of head
  • Mike Wessel - suspended until Feb. 12 with no contact until Jan. 28 for precautionary reasons
  • Mat Hamill - suspended until Feb. 12 with no contact until Jan. 28 due to cut under left eye
  • Reese Andy - suspended until June 27 due to possible orbital fracture (can be cleared early by orthopedic doctor and negative CT Scan); minimum suspension until Feb. 27 with no contact until Feb. 12 for precautionary reasons
  • Brad Blackburn - must be cleared by neurologist for left arm tingling/numbness before next fight; suspended until June 27 due to nasal fracture (can be cleared early by ENT doctor); minimum suspension until Feb. 12 with no contact until Jan. 28 for precautionary reasons
  • Dan Evensen - suspended until June 27 due to left knee damage (can be cleared early by orthopedic doctor); minimum suspension until Jan. 28 with no contact until Jan. 19 for precautionary reasons
  • Patrick Barry - suspended until Jan. 28 with no contact until Jan. 19 due to right elbow injury

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