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UFC 79: Nemesis Medical Suspensions from the Nevada State Athletic Commission

Written by Tim Ngo
December 31st, 2007
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the medical suspensions for UFC 79: Nemesis that took place this past Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV. If you missed UFC 79, you missed what possibly could be the fight of the year in the UFC between Wanderlei Silva and Chuck Liddell.
Georges St. Pierre vs. Matt Hughes
Matt Hughes is suspended until 1/29/08, with no contact until 1/20/08

Wanderlei Silva vs. Chuck Liddell
Wanderlei Silva is suspended until 2/13/08, with no contact until 1/29/08 due to a cut over his right eye.
Chuck Liddell suspended until 1/29/08, with no contact until 1/20/08 due to a cut on his left eye.

Sao Palelei vs. Eddie Sanchez
Sal Palelei must get his nasal fracture and left orbital fracture cleared by a ophthalmologist or he can’t compete until 6/27/08

Rameau Sokoudjou vs. Lyoto Machida
Ramuea Sokoudjou is suspended until 2/13/08, with no contact until 1/29/08 due to a cut on his right eyebrow.

Rich Clementi vs. Melvin Guillard
No medical suspensions

Luiz Cane vs. James Irvin
James Irvin is suspended until 2/28/08, with no contact until 2/13/08

Nate Mohr vs. Mann Gamburyan
Nate Mohr is suspended until 1/20/08, with no contact until 1/13/08

Jordan Radev vs. Dean Lister
No medical suspensions

Roan Carnieiro vs. Tony De Souza
Tony De Souza is suspended until 1/29/08, with no contact until 1/20/08

Mark Bocek vs. Doug Evans
Doug Evans must have his left thumb cleared by a doctor or else he can’t compete until 6/27/08. His minimum suspension is until 2/13/08, with no contact until 1/29/08 for a cut on his left eyebrow.

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