‘UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping’ Medical Suspensions

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
January 23rd, 2013

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The Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA has medically suspended 10 athletes who competed in last Saturday’s “UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping” event.

Diego Nunes (Pictured), Wagner Prado and C.J. Keith all could be riding the pine for up to six months. However, each fighter can return to action sooner with a doctor’s note.

Michael Bisping will be out two months after blocking Vitor Belfort’s shin with his face in the show’s featured attraction.

Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil hosted last weekend’s show.

Here is the event’s official IR list (Courtesy of MMAJunkie):

Diego Nunes: Suspended 180 days unless cleared by a maxillofacial surgeon; also suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Wagner Prado: Suspended 180 days unless cleared by physician following MRI on left knee; also suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

C.J. Keith: Suspended 180 days unless cleared by physician following MRI on right knee

Michael Bisping: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days

Thiago Tavares: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days

Pedro Nobre: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days

Daniel Sarafian: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Ben Rothwell: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Milton Vieira: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Lucas Martins: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

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