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‘UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz’ Medical Suspensions

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
December 12th, 2012
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The Washington State Department of Licensing has medically suspended every athlete who competed in this past Saturday’s “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” event.

The majority of the fighters were issued a mandatory seven-day ban, while several contestants will be riding the pine indefinitely until cleared by a physician.

Nate Diaz (Pictured), Alexander Gustafsson and BJ Penn are among nine combatants who have been handed indefinite leaves.

UFC on FOX 5 took place inside Key Arena in Seattle.

Here is the event’s official IR list:

Preliminarily Card:

Scott Jorgensen: 7 days

John Albert: 7 days

Nam Phan: 45-day suspension with no contact for 30 days. Indefinite suspension until cleared with CT scan

Dennis Siver: 7 days

Marcus LeVesseur: 30 days

Abel Trujillo: 7 days

Henry Martinez: 60 days, and indefinite suspension until cleared with CT scan and chest X-ray

Daron Cruickshank: 7 days

Joe Proctor: 60 days, and indefinite suspension with no contact until cleared by ear, nose and throat doctors

Ramsey Nijem: 30 days, and indefinite suspension until cleared by doctor for left knee injury

Mike Easton: 7 days

Raphael Assuncao: 7 days, and indefinite suspension until cleared by orthopedic surgeon

Jeremy Stephens: 60-day suspension, and indefinite suspension until cleared with CT scan

Yves Edwards: 30-day suspension with no contact for 21 days

Main Card:

Mike Swick: 60 days

Matt Brown: 7 days

BJ Penn: 45-day suspension with no contact for 30 days. Indefinite suspension until cleared by doctor for facial damage.

Rory MacDonald: 7 days

Marucio “Shogun” Rua: 30 days

Alexander Gustafsson: 30 days minimum suspension. Indefinite suspension until cleared by doctor for right ankle, otherwise out 180 days.

Nate Diaz: 45-day suspension with no contact for 30 days. Indefinite suspension until cleared by ear, nose and throat doctors.

Benson Henderon: 7 days

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