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Mike Pierce sidelined for 180 days after the loss to Palhares

Written on October 12, 2013 by Hector

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Mike Pierce was suspended for up to 6 months following the submission loss to Palhares

The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) has released the medical suspensions of the fighters that competed in and it was no surprise that received the longest one. He will be sidelined for up to 6 months unless his MRI shows that did not suffer serious injuries in his knees and ankle.

Meanwhile, , the cause of the damage only received minimum medical suspension. However, he was also suspended for 120 days aside from losing his job in the octagon for the lengthy submission hold. All fighters received minimums and one 30 day medical suspensions besides Pierce and Erick Silva. Silva will be out for 60 days after the upset KO loss to in the supporting bout of the evening.

UFC Fight Night 29 medical suspensions:

: Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days

Demian Maia: Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days

Dong Hyun Kim: Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days

Erick Silva: Suspended 60 days; no contact for 45 days

Thiago Silva: Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days

: Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days

: Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days

: Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days

Rousimar Palhares: Suspended 14 days; no contact for 7 days

Mike Pierce: Suspended 180 days; may be cleared early by orthopedist (left ankle and knee)

Raphael Assuncao: Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days

T.J. Dillashaw: Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days

Yan Cabral: Suspended 14 days; no contact for 7 days

: Suspended 14 days; no contact for 7 days

: Suspended 14 days; no contact for 7 days

: Suspended 45 days; no contact for 30 days

Igor Araujo: Suspended 14 days; no contact for 7 days

Ildemar Alcantara: Suspended 14 days; no contact for 7 days

Alan Patrick Silva Alves: Suspended 15 days; no contact for 7 days

Garett Whiteley: Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days

[Photos from themmacorner.com]

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