UFC Fight Night 28 Medical Suspensions With “Jacare” Souza Out Up To Six Months

UFC Fight Night 28 took place on Wednesday night at the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The main event featured Glover Teixeira defeating Ryan Bader by TKO in the first round and in the co-feature, “Jacare” Souza beat Yushin Okami by TKO in the first round as well.

BetweenTheRopes.com requested and received the medical suspension report from UFC Fight Night 28 on Wednesday night from the The Brazilian Athletic Commission of all 22 fighters who competed on the card.

The most notable suspension on the list was Souza, who needs an x-ray on his foot and is suspended for 180 days, requiring a doctor’s clearance if he wants to compete before then.

Here is the suspension list from UFC Fight Night 28:

Glover Teixeira: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
Ryan Bader: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
Ronaldo Souza: suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor, needs x-ray on right foot
Yushin Okami: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
Joseph Benavidez: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Jussier Da Silva: suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor, needs x-ray on right foot
Piotr Hallmann: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
Francisco Trinaldo: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
Rafael Natal: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Tor Troeng: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
Ali Bagautinov: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Marcos Vinicius: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
Edimilson Souza: suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor, needs surgery on right hand
Felipe Arantes: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
Lucas Martins: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Ramiro Hernandez: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
Elias Silverio: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Joao Zeferino: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Ivan Jorge: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Keith Wisniewski: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Sean Spencer: suspended 21 days with 14 days no contact
Yuri Villefort: suspended 21 days with 14 days no contact

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Steve Muehlhausen

Steven was a Featured UFC Columnist for Bleacher Report and a writer for MMASucka.com. Steven was also the host of the MMA show: The Fight Club Chicago, which aired for three years at various websites. You can email Steve at stevemuehlhausen@yahoo.com.


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