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UFC 167 Medical Suspensions: Johny Hendricks Could Be Suspended For Up To Six Months

UFC 167 Medical Suspensions: Johny Hendricks Could Be Suspended For Up To Six Months

Johny-HendricksUFC 167 took place on Saturday night from Las Vegas, Nevada with Georges St-Pierre in the main event defeating Johny Hendricks by a controversial split decision to retain the UFC welterweight title. BetweenTheRopes.com requested and was able to receive the post-fight medical suspensions from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Three fighters received potential six months suspensions including Hendricks with a possible right knee injury, but could be cleared from a doctor sooner than that timeframe.

St-Pierre a 45 day suspension and 30 days of no contact. Here is the list of the medical suspensions from UFC 167:

– Georges St-Pierre suspended until 1/1/14 with no contact until 12/17/13
– Johny Hendricks suspended until 5/17/14 unless cleared by orthopedist for right knee and suspended until 12/17/13 with no contact until 12/8/13
– Chael Sonnen suspended until 1/1/14 with no contact until 12/17/13
– Rory MacDonald suspended until 12/17/13 with no contact until 12/8/13
– Josh Koscheck suspended until 1/1/14 with no contact until 12/17/13
– Ali Bagautinov suspended until 5/17/14 unless cleared by orthopedist for left foot and suspended until 12/17/13 with no contact until 12/8/13
– Evan Dunham suspended until 1/1/14 with no contact until 12/17/13 for left eyebrow laceration
– Rick Story suspended until 1/1/14 with no contact until 12/17/13 for left eyebrow laceration
– Erik Perez suspended until 12/17/13 with no contact until 12/8/13 for laceration on bridge of nose
– Gian Villante suspended until 5/17/14 unless cleared by orthopedist for both hands
– Cody Donovan suspended until 5/17/14 unless cleared via X-ray by orthopedist for right hand and suspended until 12/17/13 with no contact until 12/8/13

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About Steve Muehlhausen

Steven is the site editor for Between The Ropes. He 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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