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“The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale” Medical Suspensions Released

Written by Tom Ngo
June 6th, 2011
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UFC Light Heavyweight Kyle Kingsbury

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended ten “The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale” contestants for various injuries sustained in their respective fights this past Saturday. 

Kyle Kingsbury Chris Cope and Danny Downes received the longest ban by the commission. Each fighter could be sidelined for up to six months.

“The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale” took place inside The Pearl at The Palms in Las Vegas.

Here is the card’s complete IR list (Courtesy of MMAJunkie):

Ramsey Nijem: Suspended until July 20 with no contact during training until July 5 for precautionary reasons

Tim Credeur: Suspended until July 5 with no contact until June 26 for precautionary reasons

Kyle Kingsbury: Suspended until Dec. 2 due to left-orbital fracture, though he can be cleared early an ophthalmologist or ENT doctor; regardless, suspended until July 20 with no contact until July 5 due to a facial laceration

Fabio Maldonado: Suspended until July 20 with no contact until July 5 due to a right-eyelid laceration

Chris Cope: Suspended until Dec. 2 due to possible broken thumbs, though he can be cleared early by X-rays and/or an orthopedic doctor

Danny Downes: Suspended until Dec. 2 due to possible right-hand and left-shoulder injuries, though he can be cleared early by X-rays and/or an orthopedic
doctor; regardless, suspended until July 20 with no contact until July 5 for precautionary reasons

Josh Grispi: Suspended until June 26 with no contact until June 19 for precautionary reasons (due to body shots)

Shamar Bailey: Suspended until July 5 with no contact until June 26 due to a right-cheek laceration

Justin Edwards: Suspended until July 5 with no contact until June 26 for precautionary reasons

Ken Stone: Suspended until Aug. 4 with no contact until July 20 for precautionary reasons

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