UFC Denver Medical Suspensions: Yair Rodriguez Gets Max Sit

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This past weekend’s (Sat. November 10, 2018) UFC Denver card featured some great fights. However, some fighters did suffer some injuries that will keep them sidelined for a while.

In the main event of the night, Yair Rodriguez pulled off a thrilling last-second knockout win over “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. Rodriguez has been issued a 180-day medical suspension after the brawl. However, he can be cleared earlier with the note of a doctor. Regardless, he will serve a 60-day minimum suspension either way.

Jung has been issued a 60-day minimum suspension after being knocked out by “El Pantera.” Also, co-main event competitor Mike Perry was given a 90-day suspension after being armbarred by Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the first round. However, should he obtain clearance from a doctor’s letter, he can return earlier with no minimum suspension.

Check out the full UFC Denver medical suspensions below (via Sherdog):

  • Yair Rodriguez: Suspended 180 days, can be cleared earlier with doctor letter; 60-day suspension minimum
  • Maycee Barber: Suspended 180 days, can be cleared earlier with doctor letter; no minimum suspension
  • Mike Perry: Suspended 90 days, can be cleared earlier with doctor letter; no minimum suspension
  • Chan Sung Jung: Suspended 60 days minimum
  • Hannah Cifers: Suspended 60 days minimum
  • Julian Erosa: Suspended 60 days minimum
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