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UFC Fight Night 23: Medical Suspensions

Written on January 25, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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UFC Fight Night 23 participants were issued 10 day suspensions each. Some are even suspended for a longer period of time.

The “ : Fight for the Troops 2″ has its own fair share of suspensions. However, some fighters are restricted to do vigorous activities longer than others.

The event concluded last Jan. 22 at Fort Hood in Texas. The main card aired on Spike TV while the preliminaries streamed on Facebook.

A mandatory 8 to 10-day suspensions were given to all of the fighters. Meanwhile, , Hague and George Roop – were all issued 31-day suspensions following knockout losses.

Here’s a full list of suspensions from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation:

* Evan Dunham: Suspended until Feb. 22 for precautionary reasons (TKO loss)
* Matt Mitrione: Suspended indefinitely due to injured second metacarpal in left hand; must be cleared by an orthopedic doctor
* Tim Hague: Suspended until Feb. 22 for precautionary reasons (TKO loss)
* George Roop: Suspended until Feb. 22 for precautionary reasons (TKO loss)
* Willamy Freire: Suspended indefinitely due to right-hand and right-cheek injuries; must be cleared by an orthopedic doctor and maxillofacial surgeon

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