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Strikeforce: Diaz vs Cyborg Medical Suspensions

Written on February 01, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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The California Athletic Commission did not only release the list of salaries and bonuses from the Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg but also the medical suspensions orders.

This past weekened’s “: Diaz vs. Cyborg” event, emerged once more as a champion in the welterweight division against Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos. However, just like any fight night we’re seeing injured fighter worthy of a medical rest. For the Saturday event, we’ll be seeing eight fighters and three face layoffs for six months and more.

Facing the extended suspensions are Robbie Lawler (foot), Nate Moore (wrist) and Nathan Coy (precautionary reasons) from the California State Athletic Commission.

“Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg” took place Jan. 29 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., and aired on Showtime.

The full list of suspensions included:

* Robbie Lawler: Suspended 180 days with no contact for 180 days due to a possible left-foot fracture, though can be cleared early by a doctor
* Scott Carson: Suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reason; must get new physical
* Nate Moore: Suspended 180 days with no contact for 180 days due to possible right-wrist and right-third-metacarpal fractures, though can be cleared early by a doctor
* Nathan Coy: Suspended indefinitely due to nature of knockout loss, though can be cleared early by a doctor; regardless, suspended 90 days with no contact for 90 days
* Eric Lawson: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days due to two right-ear lacerations
* Stephanie Webber: Suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons; must get new physical
* Lucas Gamaza: Suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons; must get new physical
* Charlene Gellner: Suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons; must get new physical

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