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“UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson” Medical Suspensions

Written by Tom Ngo
November 21st, 2011
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UFC Light Heavyweight Mauricio Shogun Rua

The California State Athletic Commission has medically suspended 13 “UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson” fighters for various injuries sustained in their respective scraps this past Saturday.

Following their brutal, yet spectacular, 25-minute affair, featured fighters Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (Pictured) and Dan Henderson were both handed six-month bans. However, each can be cleared earlier with a doctor’s note.

The HP Pavilion in San Jose hosted this past weekend’s show.

Here is UFC 139′s official IR list:

Dan Henderson: suspended 180 days (unless cleared by physician) for a possible right thumb fracture, suspended 60 days with no contact, needs MRI/CT scan for clearance.

Mauricio Rua: suspended 180 days (unless cleared by physician) for a possible facial and skull fracture, suspended 60 days with no contract for eyebrow laceration

Michael McDonald: suspended 180 days for possible fracture on right ring finger

Gleison Tibau: suspended 180 days (unless cleared by physician) for possible fracture on right thumb

Wanderlei Silva: suspended 60 days (unless cleared by physician) for eyebrow laceration

Martin Kampmann: suspended 60 days (unless cleared by physician) for forehead and right eyebrow laceration

Rick Story: suspended 60 days (unless cleared by physician) for chin laceration

Cung Le: suspended 60 days (unless cleared by physician) for possible nasal fracture, suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for KO loss

Brian Bowles: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact

Jason Brilz: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact

Alex Soto: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact

Tom Lawlor: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact

Shamar Bailey: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact

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