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WEC 42 Medical Suspensions Released

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
August 11th, 2009
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission has announced that a  total of 12 fighters will be forced to sit the sidelines for various injuries sustained during this past Sunday’s WEC 42 event. The show took place inside The Joint at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Newly crowned bantamweight champion Brian Bowles will be out at least five months after breaking his left hand on former champ Miguel Torres’ grill at some point during his 1stRound knockout win.

Torres will be out for eight weeks for precautionary reasons after he was separated from his senses for the first time in his illustrious career.

Here is a complete rundown of the fighters that will be riding the pine with owies:

Brian Bowles: Must have left hand cleared by an orthopedic doctor. Otherwise, suspended until Jan. 8.
Miguel Torres: Suspended until Oct. 9 with no contact until Sept. 24 for precautionary reasons.
Danny Castillo: Must have left hand x-rayed and cleared and left knee cleared by an orthopedic doctor. Otherwise, suspended until Feb. 6.
Ricardo Lamas: Suspended until Sept. 9 with no contact until Aug. 31 for precautionary reasons.
Leonard Garcia: Suspended until Sept. 9 with no contact until Aug. 31 due to infra-orbital laceration.
Cole Province: Suspended until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 due to lacerations on nose.
Shane Roller: Suspended until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 due to left upper-eyelid laceration.
Marcus Hicks: Suspended until Sept. 9 with no contact until Aug. 31 for precautionary reasons.
Phil Cardella: Suspended until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 due to lacerations on nose.
Diego Nunes: Suspended until Oct. 9 with no contact until Sept. 24 for precautionary reasons.
Rafael Dias: Suspended until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 due to lacerations on nose.
L.C. Davis: Must be cleared by opthalmologist. Otherwise, suspended until Feb. 6. Minimum suspension until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 for precautionary reasons.

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