http://mmajunkie.com Jake Oâ??Brien
The Ohio Athletic Commission has issued medical suspensions to just four fighters who competed at UFC 82.

The 10-fight event took place this past Saturday at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Anderson Silva defended his UFC middleweight title with a second-round submission of Dan Henderson, and Heath Herring earned a close split-decision victory over Cheick Kongo in a key heavyweight bout.

All four fighter suspensions were for precautionary reasons; each fighter was on the receiving end of a knockout or TKO.

The short list, which MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) received from the OAC, includes:


  • Alessio Sakara (TKO to Chris Leben): 30-day suspension for precautionary reasons
  • Evan Tanner (KO to Yushin Okami): 60-day suspension for precautionary reasons
  • Jake O’Brien (TKO to Andrei Arlovski): 30-day suspension for precautionary reasons
  • Dustin Hazelett (TKO to Josh Koscheck): 30-day suspension for precautionary reasons

All four fighters were able to leave the octagon under their own power.

Despite 20 fighters competing on the card, UFC 82 featured no reported lacerations, fractured or broken bones, or other fairly serious (but common) injuries. However, in a post-UFC 82 press conference, UFC president Dana White said Yushin Okami had suffered a broken hand and that Koscheck might have, too.

For more on Saturday’s, including official results and fighters salaries, check out the UFC 82 archives on MMAjunkie.com.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

UFC 184 medical suspensions: Ronda Rousey out for a week following 14 second win

  • 28 days ago
  • 165 views

The California State Athletic Commission has released the medical suspensions for all the fighters who competed on the UFC 184 card last Saturday. UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey defen read news >>

UFC 184 injuries and medical suspensions send Rousey, Zingano to the bench

  • 28 days ago
  • 5 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC 184: "Rousey vs. Zingano" pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Saturday night (Feb. 28, read news >>

UFC 184 Medical Suspensions: Pennington, Six Others, Sidelined up to Six Months | MMAWeekly.com

  • 28 days ago
  • 9 views

Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano avoided any time out due to the UFC 184 medical suspensions, but Raquel Pennington topped the list of potential six-month suspensions. read news >>

Vitor Belfort talks drug testing and the pros and cons of UFC-Reebok sponsorship

  • 22 days ago
  • 1 views

Last July, the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) granted longtime contender Vitor Belfort a license to challenge for Chris Weidman's UFC middleweight title. The decision was not without controversy, g read news >>

Brazilian Commission Drug Tests Every UFC Fight Night 61 Fighter | MMAWeekly.com

  • 18 days ago
  • 0 views

The Brazilian Athletic Commission of MMA released the drug test results stemming from UFC Fight Night 61 on Friday. All 22 fighters were tested. read news >>

UFC 185 medical suspensions: Five fighters out indefinitely

  • 15 days ago
  • 113 views

Five fighters were handed indefinite medical suspensions by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) following their respective performances at UFC 185, according to information releas read news >>

UFC 185 injuries and medical suspensions sideline Pettis, Dos Anjos

  • 15 days ago
  • 204 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC 185: "Pettis vs. Dos Anjos" pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Saturday night (March 1 read news >>

UFC 185 medical suspensions: Ryan Benoit gets indefinite suspension, but not for foul

  • 14 days ago
  • 125 views

Five fighters were suspended indefinitely following this past Saturday’s UFC 185, including flyweight Ryan Benoit, who courted controversy when he kicked Sergio Pettis after a knockout victory. Filed read news >>

UFC 185 Medical Suspensions: Five Fighters Out Indefinitely

  • 14 days ago
  • 291 views

Five fighters from Saturday’s UFC 185: Pettis vs. dos Anjos have been suspended indefinitely. read news >>

Trending News

Top News

Jump to: