UFC Sao Paulo Medical Suspensions: Lyoto Machida Facing Lengthy Layoff

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With every decision comes a consequence and for those fighters who took part in battle at UFC Fight Night 119 (also known as UFC Sao Paulo), it’s their time to faces those consequences in the form of medical suspensions.

A middleweight bout between former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida and Derek Brunson headlined this event. In the end, Brunson was able to pick up the knockout win. Demian Maia vs. Colby Covington in a welterweight bout served as the co-main event, which saw Covington pick up the decision win.

Rounding out the six bout main card was Pedro Munhoz vs. Rob Font in a bantamweight bout, Jim Miller vs. Francisco Trinaldo in a lightweight bout, Thiago Santos vs. Jack Hermansson in a middleweight bout, and John Lineker vs. Marlon Vera in a bantamweight bout.

Some of the more notable suspensions include Machida being suspended 60 days while Vera got the longest layoff with 180 days. Here are the entire medical suspensions:

Lyoto Machida: Suspended 60 days, 45 days no contact

Niko Price: Suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact

Marlon Vera: Suspended 180 days, pending x-ray of left foot (30/21 if cleared)

Jack Hermansson: Suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact

Jim Miller: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

Ron Font: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

Colby Covington: Suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact

Marcelo Golm: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

Deiveson Figueiredo: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

Elizeu Zaleski: Suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact

Hacran Dias: Suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact

Antonio Carlos Junior: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

Vicente Luque: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

John Lineker: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

Thiago Santos: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

Francisco Trinaldo: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

Pedro Munoz: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

Demian Maia: Suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact

Derek Brunson: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

Christian Colombo: Suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact

Jarred Brooks: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

Max Griffin: Suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact

Jared Gordon: Suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact

Jack Marshman: Suspended 14 days, seven days no contact

The event took place take place on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The main card aired on FOX Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET while the preliminary card was split broadcasted on FOX Sports 2 at 8 p.m. ET and the promotion’s streaming service, UFC Fight Pass, at 7 p.m. ET.

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