James Thompson and Brett RogersThe Florida State Boxing Commission has issued medical suspensions to eight fighters who took part in Saturday’s “EliteXC: Street Certified” event. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today acquired the paperwork from the commission.

The 11-fight event took place at the University of Miami’s BankUnited Center in Florida. Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson defeated David “Tank” Abbott in the night’s main event, and Antonio Silva scored a close split-decision victory over Ricco Rodriguez in the night’s co-main event.

Most of the suspensions were precautionary resulting from knockout losses. They each last 60 days.

The full list of includes:


  • David “Tank” Abbott (KO’d by Kevin Ferguson) — suspended 60 days for precautionary reasons
  • Edson Berto (KO’d by Yves Edwards) — suspended 60 days for precautionary reasons
  • James Thompson (KO’d by Brett Rogers) — suspended 60 days for precautionary reasons
  • Kyle Noke (KO’d by Scott Smith) — suspended 60 days for precautionary reasons
  • Dave Herman (KO’d Mario Rinaldi) — no suspension issued, but the commission mentioned a possible knee injury that needs examined
  • Mario Rinaldi (KO’d by Dave Herman) — suspended 60 days due to head trauma; medical clearance needed before next fight
  • John Doyle (KO’d by Rafael Feijao) — suspended 60 days for precautionary reasons
  • Jirka Hivati (KO’d by Moyses Gabin) — no suspension issued, but the commission wants a facial cut examined

For more information about this event — including EliteXC fighters’ salaries, official results and weigh-in photos — check out the EliteXC archives here on MMAjunkie.com.

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