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‘WSOF 4: Spong vs. DeAnda’ Medical Suspensions

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
August 12th, 2013
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Lightweight JZ Cavalcante

The California State Athletic Commission has medically suspended nine athletes who competed in Saturday’s “WSOF 4: Spong vs. DeAnda” event.

Lightweight Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante (pictured), along with five other fighters, could be riding the pine for up to six months for various injuries sustained in their respective scraps.

However, each contestant can return to action sooner with a doctor’s note.

WSOF 4 took place inside Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.

Here is WSOF 4’s official IR:

Brandon Hempleman: Suspended 60 days, with no contact for 60 days for forehead laceration.

Ray Sefo: Suspended 45 days, with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons.

Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante: Suspended 180 days, with no contact for 180 days for knee injury.

Tyson Griffin: Suspended 180 days, with no contact for 180 days for neck injury.

Gerald Harris: Suspended 180 days, with no contact for 180 days for possible hand fracture.

Lewis Gonzalez: Suspended 60 days, with no contact for 60 days for eyelid laceration.

Antonio McKee: Suspended 180 days, with no contact for 180 days for vision loss in right eye.

John Robles: Suspended 180 days (180 days no contact) following possible shoulder, knee and elbow injuries.

Victor Valenzuela: Suspended 180 days (180 days no contact) following possible knee injury.

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