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UFC 125: Resolution Medical Suspensions Take Effect

Written on January 04, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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The UFC 125: Resolution just concluded. It may not turn out the way many expected a new year blast fight should have been but let's let it all behind. Here are the list of medical suspensions for the fighters who participated in the event.

The medical suspension for the fighters of : Resolution is out. The Nevada State Athletic Commission issued the suspensions to nine fighters and half would be out for six months.

As a matter of fact, headliner , Brandon Vera, Marcus Davis and Phil Baroni all received lengthy suspensions due to nasal fractures.

The 125: Resolution took place last Jan. 1 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main card, which featured an Edgar vs. championship draw, aired on pay-per-view, and three preliminary-card bouts aired on ION Television.

The full list of suspensions included:

  • Frankie Edgar: Suspended until July 1 due to nasal fracture, though an ENT doctor can clear him early; regardless, minimum suspension until Feb. 16 with no contact until Feb. 1
  • Gray Maynard: Suspended until Feb. 16 with no contact until Jan. 23 due to facial lacerations
  • Chris Leben: Suspended until Feb. 6 with no contact until Feb. 1 for precautionary reasons
  • Brandon Vera: Suspended until July 1 due to nasal fracture, though an ENT doctor can clear him early; regardless, minimum suspension until Feb. 16 with no contact until Feb. 1
  • Marcus Davis: Suspended until July 1 due to nasal fracture, though an ENT doctor can clear him early; regardless, minimum suspension until March 3 with no contact until Feb. 16
  • Josh Grispi: Suspended until July 1 due to a jaw injury, though a, oral, maxial and facial doctor can clear him early; regardless, minimum suspension until Feb. 16 with no contact until Feb. 1
  • Phil Baroni: Suspended until July 1 due to nasal fracture, though an ENT doctor can clear him early; regardless, minimum suspension until March 3 with no contact until Feb. 16
  • Diego Nunes: Suspended until Jan. 23 with no contact until Jan. 16 due to left-eye contusion
  • Greg Soto: Suspended until July 1 due to a left-shoulder injury, though an orthopedic doctor can clear him early

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