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Medical Suspensions Given to Eleven Fighters UFC 148 Fighters

Written on July 09, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Eleven UFC fighters receive medical suspensions from NSAC, including event headliner Chael Sonnen and Cung Le.

The have announced the names of fighters that will receive medical suspensions.

A total of eleven fighters were handed out with medical suspensions. Most fighters are not allowed to fight till early August, including event headliner (nasal laceration), Forrest Griffin (possible jaw injury) and Cung Le (knee and feet injury).

” was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, last July 7, 2012.

Check out ’s full list of medical suspensions for 148:

Main Card (Pay-per-view)

Chael Sonnen suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/29/12 for nasal laceration

Forrest Griffin suspended until 8/22/12, no contact until 8/7/12. Must have a CT scan or a panarex of jaw, if positive must be cleared by doctor or suspension runs until 10/6/12

Cung Le suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/29/12. Must have x-ray of right knee and right foot. If positive must be cleared by doctor or suspension runs until 10/6/12

Patrick Cote suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/29/12 for scalp laceration

suspended until 8/22/12, no contact until 8/7/12

Cody McKenzie suspended until 8/22/12, no contact until 8/7/12

Ivan Menjivar must have x-ray or MRI on left knee. If positive then must be cleared by doctor or suspension runs until 10/6/12

Preliminary Card (FX television)

Fabricio Camoes suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/29/12

Gleison Tibau suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/29/12 due to right eye laceration

Khabib Nurmagomedov must have yearly follow up MRA to compare to 2012 MRA that’s due on 1/10/13.

Costa Philippou suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/30/12. Must have left eye cleared by ophthalmologist or suspension until 10/6/12.

Preliminary Card (Facebook)

Rafaello Oliveira suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/29/12 due to scalp laceration

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