UFC Gdansk Medical Suspensions: Five Fighters Face Long Layoff

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With every decision comes a consequence and for those fighters who took part in battle at UFC Fight Night 118 (Gdansk), it’s their time to faces those consequences in the form of medical suspensions.

A welterweight bout between former UFC Lightweight Championship challenger Donald Cerrone and Darren Till will headline this event while Jodie Esquibel vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz in a women’s strawweight bout will serve as the co-main event. Rounding out the four bout main card is Jan Blachowicz vs. Devin Clark in a light heavyweight bout and Oskar Piechota vs. Jonathan Wilson in a middleweight bout.

Some of the more notable suspensions include Cerrone being out 180 days until cleared by a maxillofacial doctor as well as having no contact for 30 days. Other fighters who got long suspensions include Kowalkiewicz, Clark, Damian Stasiak, and Sam Alvey being out for 180 days.

Here are the entire medical suspensions:

Donald Cerrone: suspended 180 days or until cleared by maxillofacial doctor, and suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact

Darren Till: suspended 7 days

Jody Esquibel: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Karolina Kowalkiewicz: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Jan Blachowicz: suspended 180 days or until cleared by left foot X-ray, and suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Devin Clark: suspended 180 days or until cleared by right calf and right elbow X-ray, and suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Oskar Piechota: suspended 7 days

Jonathan Wilson: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Marcin Held: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Nasrat Haqparast: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact due to right orbital laceration

Brian Kelleher: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Damian Stasiak: suspended 180 days or until cleared by right knee MRI, and suspended minimum 45 days with 30 days no contact

Ramazan Emeev: suspended 7 days

Sam Alvey: suspended 180 days for until cleared by right knee MRI

Andre Fili: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact

Artem Lobov: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact due to left brow laceration

Warlley Alves: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact due to right brow laceration

Salim Touahri: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Aspen Ladd: suspended 7 days

Lina Lansberg: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact due to TKO

Josh Emmett: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact due to right brow laceration

Felipe Arantes: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

UFC Fight Night 118 took place on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Ergo Arena in Gdańsk, Poland. This event was the first that the UFC has hosted in Gdańsk and the second in Poland, after UFC Fight Night: Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop 2 in August 2015. The main card aired on the promotion’s streaming service, UFC Fight Pass, at 3 p.m. ET while the preliminary card also aired on UFC Fight Pass, at 12:15 p.m. ET. If you enjoyed this story, please share it on social media!