Four fighters received medical suspensions from the Nebraska State
Athletic Commission following last week’s
UFC on Fuel TV 1
, Sherdog.com confirmed Tuesday.
NSAC Lead Inspector Brian Dunn informed Sherdog.com of the
suspensions Tuesday, revealing that Dave Herman,
Fries and Vagner
Rocha were each suspended for 30 days. Rocha, De Fries and
Herman all suffered knockout losses at the event, falling to
Miocic and Jonathan
Markes was handed an indefinite suspension after suffering a
hand injury in his successful middleweight debut against Aaron
Simpson. The Brazilian must receive doctor’s clearance on his
right hand before the suspension can be lifted.
Headlined by a hard-fought welterweight contest between Jake
Ellenberger and Diego
Sanchez, UFC on Fuel 1 was attended by 7,120 spectators,
according to Dunn. Ellenberger walked away from the Omaha Civic
Auditorium in Omaha, Neb., with a unanimous decision victory,
holding off a late charge from Sanchez to earn his sixth straight
Additionally, Dunn revealed that six competitors were randomly drug
tested at the event, but the results have not yet come back.
Fighter salaries were not disclosed.
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