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UFC On Fox 12 Medical Suspensions Highlighted By Matt Brown Out For Possibly Six Months

UFC On Fox 12 Medical Suspensions Highlighted By Matt Brown Out For Possibly Six Months

BetweenTheRopes.com requested and received the medical suspensions from the California State Athletic Commission regarding this past Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12. The show took place from the SAP Center in San Jose.

Medical suspensions were highlighted by Matt Brown, who lost in the main event against Robbie Lawler. Brown was suspended for 45 days with no contact, but could be out up to 180 days with a possible broken nose and lacerations around the nose. Lawler was given a seven day suspension for the mandatory rest period following a fight.

Co-main event fighter Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, who lost to Anthony Johnson was suspended for 45 days with no contact. Nogueira could also be sidelined for 60 days due to facial lacerations.

The other notable medical suspensions include Clay Guida being out possibly up to 60 days with facial cuts, Tim Means out up to 180 days with a possible broken finger, Gilbert Burns out up to 180 days with a possible broken left thumb and Andreas Stahl out up to 180 days with a possible left cheek and broken nose.


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The fighters can be cleared earlier than the time given if they can get clearance by a doctor. Here are the medical suspensions from UFC on Fox 12:

•Matt Brown: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days; additionally. Suspended 60 days for nasal laceration, and 180 days for possible nasal fracture unless cleared earlier by doctor.
•Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days. Additionally, suspended 60 days for right eyebrow laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.
•Clay Guida: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days. Additionally, suspended 60 days for facial laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.
•Josh Thomson: Suspended seven days for mandatory rest period. Additionally, suspended 60 days for right eyelid laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.
•Daron Cruickshank: Suspended seven days for mandatory rest period. Additionally, suspended 60 days for left eyelid laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.
•Kyle Kingsbury: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
•Hernani Perpetuo: Suspended indefinitely for possible left wrist fracture and possible right foot fracture. Must be cleared by doctor.
•Tim Means: Suspended seven days for mandatory rest period. Additionally, suspended 180 days for possible finger fracture unless cleared earlier by doctor.
•Gilbert Burns: Suspended seven days for mandatory rest period. Additionally, suspended 60 days for right eyebrow and scalp lacerations, and 180 days for possible left thumb fracture unless cleared earlier by doctor.
•Andreas Stahl: Suspended seven days for mandatory rest period. Additionally, suspended 180 days for possible left cheek and nasal fracture unless cleared earlier by doctor.
•Steven Siler: Suspended seven days for mandatory rest period. Additionally, suspended 60 days for left thumb laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.

 

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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