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‘UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson’ Medical Suspensions Released

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
November 11th, 2013
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The Comissão Atlética Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA) has medically suspended all 24 athletes who competed in Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson” event.

The majority of the roster received mandatory 14-day bans, with no contact for seven days. However, Brandon Thatch (pictured) and Rony Jason could be riding the pine for up to six months.

Thatch needs to have his ankle and shoulder examined before returning to action, while Jason punched a wall backstage after his loss KO to Jeremy Stephens and needed to be transported to the hospital to stitch up the gash. True story.

Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil hosted Saturday’s festivities.

Here is the card’s official IR list (courtesy of MMAJunkie.com):

Vitor Belfort: Suspended 14 days, with no contact for seven days

Dan Henderson: Suspended 45 days, with no contact for 30 days

Cezar Ferreira: Suspended 45 days, with no contact for 30 days

Daniel Sarafian: Suspended 45 days, with no contact for 30 days

Rafael Cavalcante: Suspended 14 days, with no contact for seven days

Igor Pokrajac: Suspended 45 days, with no contact for 30 days

Paulo Thiago: Suspended 45 days, with no contact for 30 days

Brandon Thatch: Suspended 180 days, unless cleared by physician for possible ankle and shoulder injuries

Santiago Ponzinibbio: Suspended 30 days, with no contact for 21 days

Ryan LaFlare: Suspended 30 days, with no contact for 21 days

Rony Jason: Suspended 180 days

Jeremy Stephens: Suspended 21 days, with no contact for 14 days

Godofredo Pepey: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days

Sam Sicília: Suspended 14 days, with no contact for seven days

Thiago Perpetuo: Suspended 45 days, with no contact for 30 days

Omari Akhmedov: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days

Thiago Tavares: Suspended 21 days, with no contact for 14 days

Justin Salas: Suspended 14 days, with no contact for seven days

Adriano Martins: Suspended 14 days, with no contact for seven days

Daron Cruickshank: Suspended 21 days, with no contact for 14 days

Jose Maria: Suspended 45 days, with no contact for 30 days

Dustin Ortiz: Suspended 14 days, with no contact for seven days

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