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“UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” Medical Suspensions Issued

Written by Tom Ngo
February 6th, 2012
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UFC Fabricio Werdum

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has medically suspended 15 “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” contestants for various injuries sustained during their respective scraps this past Saturday.

Fabricio Werdum (Pictured), Clifford Starks, Ed Herman, Edwin Figueroa, Matt Riddle, Henry Martinez and Michael Kuiper will be forced to ride the pine for up to six-month. However, each athlete can be cleared to return earlier with a doctor’s note.

UFC 143 took place inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Here is the show’s official IR list:

Carlos Condit: Suspended until March 6 with no contact until Feb. 26 due to a right-cheek laceration

Fabricio Werdum: Suspended until Aug. 3 due to a right-quadriceps contusion, but can be cleared earlier by a doctor. Suspended until March 6 with no contact until Feb. 26 for precautionary reasons

Roy Nelson: Suspended until April 5 due to a forehead laceration

Mike Pierce: Suspended until March 6 with no contact until Feb. 26 due to a right-eye laceration

Scott Jorgensen: Suspended until March 6 with no contact until Feb. 26 for precautionary reasons

Clifford Starks: Suspended until Aug. 3 due to a left-hand/finger injury, but can be cleared earlier by a doctor with an X-ray

Ed Herman: Suspended until Aug. 3 due to possible injuries to both hands, but can be cleared earlier by a doctor. Suspended until March 6 with no contact until Feb. 26 for precautionary reasons

Max Holloway: Suspended until Feb. 26 with no contact until Feb. 19 due to a right-eye laceration

Alex Cacaeres: Suspended until March 6 with no contact until Feb. 26 for precautionary reasons

Edwin Figueroa: Suspended until Aug. 3 due to a groin injury, but can be cleared earlier by a doctor. Suspended until March 6 with no contact until Feb. 26 for precautionary reasons

Chris Cope: Suspended until April 5 with no contact until March 21 for precautionary reasons

Matt Riddle: Suspended until Aug. 3 due to a broken right-index finger, though a doctor can clear him early. Suspended until March 6 with no contact until Feb. 26 due to a left-eye laceration

Henry Martinez: Suspended until Aug. 3 due to a possible right-foot injury, but can be cleared earlier by a doctor. Suspended until March 21 with no contact until March 6 due to a left-nasal laceration

Michael Kuiper: Suspended until Aug. 3 due to a possible left-foot injury, but can be cleared earlier by a doctor. Suspended until March 6 with no contact until Feb. 25 for precautionary reasons

Dan Stittgen: Suspended until March 21 with no contact until March 6 for precautionary reasons

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