UFC 157 medical suspensions: Several fighters out possibly for six months

Josh Koscheck
Josh Koscheck

All of the UFC 157 fighters are facing medical suspensions with a few facing possible long term suspensions. UFC 157 was a historic event which featured the first women’s MMA fight in the UFC when Ronda Rousey successfully defended her women’s bantamweight title against Liz Carmouche.

The full list of UFC 157 medical suspensions includes:

  • Ronda Rousey: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Liz Carmouche: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Lyoto Machida: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Dan Henderson: six month suspension unless cleared by physician for possible right hand fracture
  • Urijah Faber: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Ivan Menjivar: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Court McGee: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Josh Neer: six month suspension unless cleared by physician for possible nasal fracture
  • Robbie Lawler: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Josh Koscheck: 45 day suspension, 30 days no contact; in addition, six-month suspension unless cleared by doctor for possible right rotator cuff injury
  • Brendan Schaub: 60 day suspension unless cleared by physician for upper lip laceration
  • Lavar Johnson: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Mike Chiesa: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Anton Kuivanen: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Dennis Bermudez: 60 day suspension unless cleared by physician for left eyebrow laceration
  • Matt Grice: 45 day suspension with 30 days no contact; in addition, 60-day suspension unless cleared by physician for front scalp laceration
  • Sam Stout: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Caros Fodor: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Kenny Robertson: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Brock Jardine: six month suspension unless cleared by physician for left thigh injury
  • Neil Magny: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Jon Manley: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Nah-Shon Burrell: seven day minimum suspension (precautionary)
  • Yuri Villefort: 60 day suspension unless cleared by physician

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