All UFC 131 Fighters Issued Medical Suspensions by Vancouver AC


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All 24 fighters who competed at UFC 131 “Dos Santos vs. Carwin” have been handed medical suspensions by the Vancouver Athletic Commission, the sanctioning body announced Tuesday.

Headlined by a heavyweight title eliminator between Junior dos Santos and Shane Carwin, UFC 131 took place June 11 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Dos Santos dominated in the main event, battering Carwin with punches en route to a unanimous decision win.

Though all fighters received a suspension following the event, 11 of the competitors were issued only nine-day precautionary suspensions.

More significant was the suspension given to Jason Young, who could now sit out up to 180 days pending an X-ray of his right foot. If the X-ray comes back negative, however, the Brit will be suspended only 45 days with no contact for 30 days.

Additionally, Carwin and James Head will each be out at least 60 days with no contact for 45 days. Diego Nunes, Yves Edwards, Chris Weidman, Aaron Rosa and Darren Elkins must each sit on the sideline for 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to various injuries.

Junior dos Santos: Suspended 9 days, mandatory rest

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

Kenny Florian: Suspended 9 days, mandatory rest

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

Demian Maia: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days for face abrasion and left thigh contusion

Mark Munoz: Suspended 9 days for sprained right elbow, mandatory rest

John Olav Einemo: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days for minor head injury after TKO

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

Donald Cerrone: Suspended 9 days for left eyebrow laceration, mandatory rest

Vagner Rocha: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days for left thigh contusion and right eyebrow laceration

Sam Stout: Suspended 9 days, mandatory rest

Yves Edwards: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for facial abrasion, knockout

Jesse Bongfeldt: Suspended 9 days, mandatory rest

Chris Weidman: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for left eyelid laceration

Krzysztof Soszynski: Suspended 9 days, mandatory rest

Mike Massenzio: Suspended 30 days, no contact for 21 days for minor face abrasion

Nick Ring: Suspended 9 days, mandatory rest

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

Dustin Poirier: Suspended 9 days for right thigh bruise, mandatory rest

Jason Young: Suspended 180 days for tender right foot and left eyebrow laceration; suspension reduced to 45 days with no contact for 30 days if foot X-ray comes back negative

Joey Beltran: Suspended 9 days for minor bruises to face and arm, mandatory rest

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

Michihiro Omigawa: Suspended 9 days for minor face abrasion, mandatory rest

Darren Elkins: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for right eyebrow laceration

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