Medical Suspensions From UFC 191 Revealed

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With every decision comes a consequence and for those fighters who took part in battle this past Saturday at UFC 191, it’s their time to faces those consequences in the form of medical suspensions.

Some of the more notable suspensions include Frank Mir being suspended until 03/05/16 if a doctor cannot clear him for his right hand being injured. Andrei Arlovski is in the same boat.

UFC 191 took place on Saturday, September 5, 2015, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event aired on pay-per-view, FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.

John Dodson is out until October 6th due to small laceration on nose

Demetrious Johnson fought John Dodson in the main event for the flyweight championship. Also on the card was Anthony Johnson vs. Jimi Manuwa and UFC’s next big thing Paige VanZant.

Down below are the entire medical suspensions:

  • Andrei Arlovski: Requires right hand x-ray within three days; if not done within three days or if positive, requires orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 03/05/16; minimum suspension no contest until 10/06, no contact until 09/27 due to left eyelid laceration
  • Frank Mir: Requires right hand cleared by orthopedic doctor or no contest until 03/05/16; minimum suspension no contest until 10/06, no contact until 09/27 due to eyebrow laceration
  • Corey Anderson: Requires dental clearance or no contest until 03/05/16 due to loose teeth; minimum suspension no contest until 10/21, no contact until 10/06
  • Alex Chambers: Requires MRI of left knee to rule out ACL injury or no contest until 03/05/16
  • Joaquim Silva: Requires orbital CT scan and clearance from an ENT doctor or no contest until 03/05; minimum suspension no contest until 10/21, no contest until 10/06
  • Jan Blachowicz: Suspended until 10/21, no contact until 10/06
  • Francisco Rivera: Suspended until 10/21, no contact until 10/06
  • Joe Riggs: Requires CT scan of face/orbital bones, requires clearance by ENT or oral maxillofacial surgeon; minimum suspension no contest until 10/21, no contact until 10/06
  • John Dodson: Suspended until 10/06, no contract until 09/27 due to small laceration on nose
  • Jessica Andrade: Suspended until 10/06, no contact until 09/27 due to tough fight
  • Clay Collard: Suspended until 10/06, no contact until 09/27 due to tough fight
  • Ron Stallings: Suspended until 10/06, no contact until 09/27 due to facial lacerations
  • Nazareno Malegarie: Suspended until 10/06, no contact until 09/27 due to facial lacerations

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