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“UFC 131: Dos Santos vs. Carwin” Medical Suspensions Issued, All Fighters Make List

Written by Tom Ngo
June 21st, 2011
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The Vancouver Athletic Commission has suspended all 22 athletes that competed in “UFC 131: Dos Santos vs. Carwin.” Several fighters, including skyrocketing superstar Junior dos Santos, received a mandatory nine-day precautionary ban.

Shane Carwin, the man who stood opposite 2Santos on June 11th, wasn’t as fortunate. The former interim heavyweight champion will be forced to ride the pine for up to 60 days due to facial lacerations and a nasal fracture.

“UFC 131: Dos Santos vs. Carwin” took place inside the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada. Dos Santos solidified his top contender moniker by steamrolling Carwin in the card’s featured contest.

Here is the official injury report for UFC 131. Fighters left off the list received nine-day bans (Courtesy of MMAJunkie):

Shane Carwin: Suspended for 60 days with no contact during training for 45 days due to multiple facial lacerations and a nasal fracture

Diego Nunes: Suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to scalp and right-eyebrow lacerations

Demian Maia: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to a facial abrasion and left-thigh contusion

John Olav Einemo: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to a minor head injury/TKO

Dave Herman: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to a tooth avulsion

Vagner Rocha: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to a left-thigh contusion and right-eyelid laceration

Yves Edwards: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to a facial abrasion/KO

Chris Weidman: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to a left-eyelid laceration

Mike Massenzio: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to a facial abrasion

James Head: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days due to a nose laceration

Jason Young: Suspended 180 days due to a foot injury and left-eyebrow laceration; however, if cleared by a physician via X-ray, suspended 45 days with no
contact for 30 days

Aaron Rosa: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days due a left-eyebrow laceration, facial abrasion and sprained right elbow

Darren Elkins: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to a right-eyebrow laceration

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