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“UFC 115: Liddell vs. Franklin” Medical Suspensions Announced

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
June 24th, 2010
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According to reports, every fighter that competed at UFC 115 on June 12th received a medical suspension. Several of the suspensions were for precautionary reasons.

Of the 22 suspended fighters, 12 of them could be out of action for as long as six months, including main event fighters Rich Franklin and Chuck Liddell.

Eight contestants received a precautionary medical suspension, which should only last 14 days barring any difficulties. Paulo Thiago and Evan Dunham received 45 and 30 day suspensions, respectively.

Franklin replaced the injured Tito Ortiz in the main event and took full advantage of the opportunity, as he knocked “The Iceman” out in the 1stRound in what will most likely be Liddell’s last fight.

Here’s the complete list of UFC 115’s medical suspensions that was obtained from the Vancouver Athletic Commission -courtesy of MMAJunkie:

Rich Franklin: Suspended 180 days for left forearm, may be cleared early by an orthopedic doctor; minimum suspension of 60 days, including 60 days without contact

Chuck Liddell: Suspended 180 days for head and facial contusions and lacerations, may be cleared early by negative CT scans; minimum suspension of 60 days, including 60 days without contact

Pat Barry: Suspended 180 days for right hand and left ankle, may be cleared early by orthopedic doctor and negative X-rays; minimum suspension of 45 days, including 30 days without contact

Mirko Filipovic: Suspended 180 days for head and facial contusions, may be cleared early by Maxillofacial doctor and negative CT scans; minimum suspension of 45 days, including 30 days without contact

Gilbert Yvel: Suspended 180 days for head contusions, left thumb and right hip, may be cleared early by negative CT scans and X-rays; minimum suspension of 45 days, including 30 days without contact

Ben Rothwell: Suspended 180 days for right knee, may be cleared early by an orthopedic doctor; minimum suspension of 30 days, including 21 days without contact

Rory MacDonald: Suspended 180 days for head and facial contusions, may be cleared early with negative CT scan; minimum suspension of 45 days, including 30 days without contact

Mac Danzig: Suspended 180 days for left elbow, may be cleared early with negative X-ray; minimum suspension of 30 days, including 21 days without contact

Mario Miranda: Suspended 180 days for left forearm, may be cleared early with negative X-ray

David Loiseau: Suspended 180 days for head and facial contusions, may be cleared early with negative CT scan; minimum suspension of 45 days, including 30 days without contact

Ricardo Funch: Suspended 180 days for left foot, may be cleared early with negative X-ray; minimum suspension of 45 days, including 30 days without contact

Jesse Lennox: Suspended 180 days for left thumb and right ankle, may be cleared early with negative X-ray; minimum suspension 45 days, including 30 days without contact

Paulo Thiago: Suspended 45 days, including 30 days without contact, for head contusions

Evan Dunham: Suspended 30 days, including 21 days without contact, for head contusions

Martin Kampmann: Suspended 14 days for precautionary reasons

Carlos Condit: Suspended 14 days for precautionary reasons

Tyson Griffin: Suspended 14 days for precautionary reasons

Matt Wiman: Suspended 14 days for precautionary reasons

Peter Sobotta: Suspended 14 days for precautionary reasons

James Wilks: Suspended 14 days for precautionary reasons

Claude Patrick: Suspended 14 days for precautionary reasons

Mike Pyle: Suspended 14 days for precautionary reasons

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