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All UFC 103 Fighters Issued Suspensions

Written by Tom Ngo
September 21st, 2009

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The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has just released the medical suspension list for UFC 103, and it ain’t pretty. The Lone Star State’s governing body suspended the entire 26-man UFC 103 cast for various injuries sustained in their respective bouts this past weekend.

This makes it back-to back UFC pay-per-view shows where all of the fighters received some sort of suspension as the Oregon State Athletic Commission did the same thing following UFC 102 a couple weeks back.

Like last time, most fighters were handed the minimum of seven days, however some were suspended indefinitely, including former PrideFC stud Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic. Apparently the TDLR doesn’t feel that CC has fully recovered from being slapped silly by Junior dos Santos in the evening’s co-main event.

UFC 103 took place Saturday inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Here is a complete rundown of the medically suspended list:

Vitor Belfort (suspended until Sept. 27) def. Rich Franklin (suspended until Oct. 20)

Junior Dos Santos (suspended until Sept. 29) def. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (suspended indefinitely)

Paul Daley (suspended until Sept. 27) def. Martin Kampmann (suspended until Oct. 20)

Josh Koscheck (suspended until Sept. 27) def. Frank Trigg (suspended until Oct. 20)

Tyson Griffin (suspended until Sept. 27) def. Hermes Franca (suspended until Oct. 20)

Efrain Escudero (suspended until Sept. 27) def. Cole Miller (suspended until Oct. 20)

Tomasz Drwal (suspended until Sept. 27) def. Drew McFedries (suspended until Sept. 27)

Jim Miller (suspended until Sept. 27) def. Steve Lopez (suspended until Oct. 20)

Nick Lentz (suspended until Sept. 29) def. Rafaello Oliveira (suspended until Sept. 29)

Rick Story (suspended until Sept. 27) def. Brian Foster (suspended until Sept. 27)

Eliot Marshall (suspended until Sept. 29) def. Jason Brilz (suspended until Sept. 29)

Vladimir Matyushenko (suspended until Sept. 29) def. Igor Pokrajac (suspended until Sept. 29)

Rafael Dos Anjos (suspended until Sept. 29) def. Rob Emerson (suspended until Sept. 29)

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