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‘UFC on FUEL TV: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier’ Medical Suspensions Issued

Written by Tom Ngo
May 18th, 2012

UFC Jeremy Stephens

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

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