The Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation has medically suspended nine athletes who competed in Tuesday night’s “UFC on FUEL TV: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier” event. Two of the card’s fighters were issued indefinite bans for their respective war wounds.
On Wednesday, Jeremy Stephens tweeted a picture of the broken left orbital bone he suffered during his unanimous decision loss to Donald Cerrone. The lightweight won’t be able to return to action until he’s cleared by a physician.
Patriot Center in Fairfax hosted Tuesday’s festivities.
Here is the card’s official IR list: (Courtesy of MMAJunkie):
Johnny Eduardo: Suspended indefinitely due to a possible eye injury, can be cleared early by a physician
Jeremy Stephens: Suspended indefinitely due to a possible eye injury, can be cleared
early by a physician
Jorge Lopez: Suspended 60 days
Dustin Poirier: Suspended 60 days
Jeff Hougland: Suspended 60 days
Kamal Shalorus: Suspended 30 days
Jason MacDonald: Suspended 30 days
Igor Pokrajac: Suspended 30 days
Fabio Maldonado: Suspended 30 days