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Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin Receive Suspensions After UFC 116

Written by Tom Ngo
July 6th, 2010
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended half the UFC 116 roster, including main event fighters Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin.

In all, 11 contestants will be forced to ride the pine for various injuries sustained during their respective scraps inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this past Saturday.

Lesnar unified the heavyweight crown by unleashing the most impressive performance of his young MMA career. After getting mauled in the 1stRound, the former WWE stud rallied in the second stanza to seal the deal with an arm-triangle submission.

Here is the complete IR from Saturday’s extravaganza (Courtesy of MMAMania):

Brock Lesnar: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for right eyelid and left eyebrow lacerations.

Shane Carwin: Suspended 60 days (45 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.

Chris Leben: Suspended 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.

Yoshihiro Akiyama: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.

Stephan Bonnar: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for facial lacerations.

Krzysztof Soszynski: Suspended 60 days (45 days no contact) for precautionary reasons, additional suspension until 12/31/10 (left thumb) unless cleared by a physician.

Kurt Pellegrino: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons, additional suspension until 12/31/10 (left knee) unless cleared by a physician.

Chris Tuchscherer: Suspended 60 days (45 days no contact) for right cheek laceration, additional suspension until 12/31/10 (hearing loss left ear) unless cleared by a physician.

Ricardo Romero: Suspended 60 days (45 days no contact) for precautionary reasons, additional suspension until 12/31/10 (broken jaw) unless cleared by a physician.

Seth Petruzelli: Suspended 60 days (45 days no contact) for precautionary reasons, additional suspension until 12/31/10 (right elbow strain) unless cleared by a physician.

Dave Branch: Suspended 60 days (45 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.

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