UFC 257: Belfort vs. Henderson 2 – Fight Medical Suspensions
The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation released the medical suspensions from UFC 257: Belfort vs. Henderson 2, which took place Jan 22 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The event was headlined by a rematch between Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort. The pair first met at Pride 32 in October 2006 where Henderson knocked out Belfort to become the inaugural Pride middleweight champion. In the main event at UFC 257, Henderson picked up another win over Belfort when he submitted him with a rear-naked choke in the first round.
Both fighters received extended medical suspensions by the Florida State Boxing Commission following their bout, although they are not expected to keep either fighter out of action for more than 30 days if they receive medical clearance.
Below is the complete list of medical suspensions from UFC 257: Belfort vs. Henderson 2:
Dan Henderson: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact and 90 days with no knockout or technical knockout bouts until cleared by physician; suspended 180 days with no contact until cleared by maxillofacial surgeon for possible mandibular fracture
Vitor Belfort: Suspended 60 days with 30 days no contact and 180 days unless
UFC 257: Belfort vs. Henderson 2 – Fight Medical Suspensions
December 28, 2016 by admin
The following fighters from the UFC 257: Belfort vs. Henderson 2 event this past weekend (Sat., Dec. 29, 2016) are facing medical suspensions, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).
The NSAC has yet to release the official list of medical suspensions stemming from the UFC’s annual year-end event in Las Vegas, Nevada, however MMAFighting.com has acquired a portion of the list, which features some notable names including former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and rising star Sage Northcutt.
Here is a look at the complete list of UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey – fight medical suspensions:
Nate Marquardt suspended for 45 days for scalp laceration; seven days with no contact during training for right eyelid laceration
Patrick Cummins suspended indefinitely until cleared by orthopedic doctor for left elbow injury; seven days with no contact during training for TKO loss
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos suspended indefinitely until cleared by orthopedic doctor or facial laceration; seven days with no contact during training for TKO loss
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has released the medical suspensions resulting from UFC 257: Belfort vs. Henderson 2, which took place on Feb. 5, 2016, at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.
The event was headlined by a light heavyweight rematch between former UFC champions Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson. It was 22 years since the pair first met, when the “Phenom” submitted Henderson in just 1:17 of the first round to retain his UFC heavyweight title.
The Brazilian had a much tougher time of it this time around as he lost a unanimous decision to Henderson, who is now set for retirement after being handed a six-month medical suspension due to multiple injuries sustained in the fight.
Belfort’s teammate and fellow Brazilian, Rony Jason, suffered a similar fate as he was knocked out in just 14 seconds by Jeremy Stephens in their lightweight bout. He too faces six months on the sidelines for his troubles.
The full list of medical suspensions resulting from UFC 257: Belfort vs. Henderson 2 can be seen below:
Las Vegas, NV (USA) – The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) released the official UFC 257: Belfort vs. Henderson 2 medical suspensions to FightBookMMA.com. The suspensions were handed down by NSAC Executive Director Bob Bennett and the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC).
UFC 257 took place Saturday, Feb. 6 at Etihad Arena on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The following medical suspensions were issued:
UFC 257: Belfort vs. Henderson 2 is in the books, and now it’s time to see who might be looking at an extended break from action thanks to the fight card’s medical suspensions.
The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) released the event’s official medical suspension report to MMA Fighting on Monday. The following information regarding UFC 257: Belfort vs. Henderson 2 is based on that documentation:
Vitor Belfort: Suspended 30 days due to TKO loss; can return April 4 with physician clearance
Dan Henderson: Suspended 45 days due to knockout loss; can return April 19 with physician clearance
Roy Nelson: Suspended 45 days due to knockout loss; can return April 19 with physician clearance
Mauricio Rua: Suspended 30 days due to TKO loss; can return April 4 with physician clearance
Marcos Rogerio de Lima: Suspended 60 days due to knockout loss; can return May 12 with physician clearance
Wanderlei Silva: Suspended 180 days due to knockout loss; minimum suspension of 45 days no contest or until cleared by ophthalmologist, whichever comes first. The ophthalmologist may clear him earlier than the minimum suspension if he is asymptomatic and his vision is 20/20
The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) released its full list of fight medical suspensions to Bloody Elbow on Monday. UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 took place on Saturday, January 23rd at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In the main event, Dustin Poirier defeated Conor McGregor via second-round TKO (punches). In the co-main event, Michael Chandler made his UFC debut with a first-round TKO (punches) of Dan Hooker. Amanda Ribas also picked up a dominant win over Marina Rodriguez by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27) in the featured bout on the main card.
Below are all of the medical suspensions from UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2: Dustin Poirier: Suspended until March 21st for facial lacerations; no contact until February 26th for left ear laceration
Conor McGregor: Suspended until March 8th for TKO; no contact until February 23rd due to forehead lacerations and TKO
Michael Chandler: No suspension
Dan Hooker: Suspended until April 6th due to knockout; must have X-ray of right wrist and
A full list of medical suspensions stemming from Saturday’s UFC 257: “Poirier vs. McGregor 2” pay-per-view (PPV) fight card can be found here.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has yet to release the event’s official medical suspension report, but the promotion’s resident physician Dr. Jeff Davidson has issued a provisional list of fighters who could face mandatory time off following their respective mixed martial arts (MMA) bouts.
For example, Dan Hooker and Michael Chandler were both knocked out in their main card fights against Dustin Poirier and Charles Oliveira, respectively, so they will likely be suspended for 180 days unless cleared by an ear, nose and throat doctor.
The same goes for Jai Herbert, who was also knocked out during his lightweight fight against Joaquim Silva on the UFC Fight Pass portion of the PPV event.
Main event winner Dustin Poirier received a 60-day suspension due to a nasal fracture following his victory over Conor McGregor.
Here is what we have so far: