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Fourteen Fighters of UFC 117 Under Medical Suspension

Written on August 17, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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Fighters from the UFC 117 are undergoing medical suspension due to their brawl injuries.

together with fellow fighters were suffering from injuries after months of training.

Silva was among the 17 fighters who were suspended after UFC 117. We’ve seen the medical list of suspensions from the California State Athletic Commission.

CSAC doctors suspended Silva for six months or until a proven X-ray that says the ribs are healed. Silva is suspended 45 days with no contact during training for 30 days for precautionary reasons. He also has to go on a CT scan and a neurological clearance before fighting again.

It is due to the tough fight he had with Sonnen which dominated four and a half of the rounds with brutal ground and pound before UFC 117’s champion had him in a triangle choke at the final minute.

Sonnen has also injuries, with an indefinite suspension with no contact for 60 days as the result of a facial laceration.

Thiago Alves and Jon Fitch meanwhile, walked out from the fight unharmed. But Lightweight Rafael Dos Anjos had the event’s most serious jaw injury against Clay Guida. He is suspended for six months and has to be cleared on CT scan before going unto the fight.

Other suspensions included:

: suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days due to a right-cheek laceration

: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons

Dustin Hazelett: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons; also needs a new physical before his next fight

Phil Davis: suspended for 180 days with no contact for 180 days or until cleared by a physician due to a possible right fifth-metacarpal (pinky-finger) fracture.

Charlie Brenneman: suspended 45 days with with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons; also needs a new physical before his next fight

: suspended 180 days with no contact for 180 days or until cleared by physician due to a possible right-thumb fracture; regardless, suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days due to a left-facial laceration

Todd Brown: suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days due to a laceration or until cleared by a physician

Stefan Struve: suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days due to a lower-lip laceration

Christian Morecraft: suspended for 180 days with no contact for 180 days and also needs a CT scan of his brain; regardless, suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days due to a right-eyebrow laceration (can be cleared early by a physician) and suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons

Dennis Hallman: suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days or until cleared by physician for left-cheek laceration

Ben Saunders: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons

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