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“UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber” Medical Suspensions Issued

Written by Tom Ngo
July 5th, 2011
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UFC Dominick Cruz

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended 14 “UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber” contestants for various injuries sustained in their respective scraps this past Saturday.

Featured fighters Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber both must have their right hands examined before returning to action.

The NSAC may have banned MMA legend Wanderlei Silva until September for his knockout loss to Chris Leben, but UFC president Dana White plans on having him on the sidelines for the rest of his illustrious career.

UFC 132 took place inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Here is the card’s official IR list (Courtesy of MMAWeekly):

Dominick Cruz must have right hand x-rayed, if positive suspended until 12/30/11 or until cleared by Orthopedic doctor.

Urjiah Faber must have right hand/wrist, right shoulder and chest x-rayed, if positive suspended until 12/30/11 or until cleared by Orthopedic doctor. Minimum suspension no contest until 8/17/11, no contact until 8/2/11.

Wanderlei Silva suspended until 9/1/11, no contact until 8/17/11

Dennis Siver suspended until 8/17/11, no contact until 8/2/11 due to forehead lacerations.

Ryan Bader suspended until 7/24/11, no contact until 7/17/11

Dong Hyun-Kim must have right orbital fracture cleared by an ENT or ophthalmologist or no contest until 12/30/11, minimum suspension until 9/1/11, no contact until 8/17/11.

Shane Roller must have right orbital fracture cleared by ENT or ophthalmologist or no contest until 12/30/11, minimum suspension no contest until 9/1/11, no contact until 8/17/11.

Melvin Guillard suspended until 7/24/11, no contact until 7/17/11 due to cut on lower right eye.

Georges Sotiropoulos suspended until 9/1/11, no contact until 8/17/11

Brian Bowles must have right hand x-rayed, if positive needs clearance by orthopedic doctor or no contest until 12/30/11, no contest until 8/2/11, no contact until 7/24/11

Brad Tavares suspended until 8/2/11, no contact until 7/24/11 due to left eyebrow laceration.

Andre Winner suspended until 8/2/11, no contact until 7/24/11 due to facial bruising.

Anthony Njokuani must have contusion on lower left leg cleared by doctor or no contest until 12/30/11, also chipped right lower tooth.

Donny Walker suspended until 8/2/11, no contact until 7/24/11 due to right eyebrow laceration.

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