meisha-tate-20.jpgSixteen fighters from this past weekend’s The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale event received medical suspensions, including Miesha Tate and Collin Hart, who could be out up to six months if not cleared earlier by doctors.

MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) recently requested and today received the list of suspensions from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which regulated the event.

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale took place April 13 at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Events Center. The main card aired on FX following prelims on FUEL TV and Facebook.

In the main event, Urijah Faber defeated Scott Jorgensen with a fourth-round submission. Both fighters were issued one-month suspensions for precautionary reasons after a back-and-forth battle. Jorgensen must also have a potential right wrist injury cleared.

The longest orders fell to former Strikeforce champ Miesha Tate and “The Ultimate Fighter 17? cast member Collin Hart, who each received six-month orders. Both can be cleared early by physicians following additional testing.

The full list of The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale medical suspensions includes:

  • Miesha Tate: Suspended until October 11 unless cleared early by ear, nose and throat doctor; minimum suspension until June 13 with no contact in training until May 29
  • Collin Hart: Suspended until October 11 for possible nasal fracture and left ankle injury unless cleared early by doctor; minimum suspension until May 29 with no contact in training until May 14
  • Kevin Casey: Suspended until June 13 with no contact in training until May 29
  • Gabriel Gonzaga: Suspended until May 29 with no contact in training until May 14 for precautionary reasons
  • Robert “Bubba” McDaniel: Suspended until May 29 with no contact in training until May 14 for precautionary reasons
  • Luke Barnatt: Suspended until May 29 with no contact in training until May 14 for right eye laceration
  • Jimmy Quinlan: Suspended until May 29 with no contact in training until May 14 for precautionary reasons
  • Scott Jorgensen: Must have right wrist X-ray; if positive must be cleared by orthopedic doctor – minimum suspension until May 14 with no contact in training until May 5
  • Kelvin Gastelum: Must have right forearm X-ray; if positive must be cleared by orthopedic doctor – minimum suspension until May 14 with no contact in training until May 5
  • Cat Zingano: Must have left hand X-ray; if positive must be cleared by orthopedic doctor – minimum suspension until May 14 with no contact in training until May 5
  • Bristol Marunde: Suspended until May 14 with no contact in training until May 5 due to laceration
  • Maximo Blanco: Suspended until May 14 with no contact in training until May 5 for precautionary reasons
  • Sam Sicilia: Suspended until May 14 with no contact in training until May 5 due to right thumb injury, right-eye laceration
  • Justin Lawrence: Suspended until May 14 with no contact in training until April 29 for precautionary reasons
  • Urijah Faber: Suspended until May 14 with no contact in training until May due to pain in right hand
  • Cole Miller: Suspended until May 5 with no contact in training until April 29 for precautionary reasons

For complete coverage of The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

(Pictured: Miesha Tate)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Bellator 138 medical suspensions: Four, including Ken Shamrock, suspended

  • 15 days ago
  • 18 views

The Missouri Office of Athletics issued medical suspensions to four fighters from this past Friday’s Bellator 138 event.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

UFC 188 injuries and medical suspensions: Fabricio Werdum, Eddie Alvarez facing six-month sits

  • 20 days ago
  • 305 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC 188: "Velasquez vs. Werdum" pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Saturday night (June 13 read news >>

UFC 188 Medical Suspensions: Werdum and Alvarez Out Up to Six Months

  • 20 days ago
  • 145 views

Fabricio Werdum upset Cain Velasquez to unify the heavyweight championship at UFC 188 on Saturday night, but he didn’t escape unscathed. read news >>

UFC 188 medical suspensions: Fabricio Werdum up to six months

  • 19 days ago
  • 177 views

New UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum could be out up to six months following UFC 188. It appears that new UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum didn't escape his UFC 188 title win without read news >>

Bellator 138 injuries and medical suspensions: Ken Shamrock suspended following Kimbo KO in St. Louis

  • 15 days ago
  • 1 views

Safety first! Despite a mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card that featured 12 finishes in 14 contests, just four fighters from last weekend's (Fri., June 19, 2015) Bellator 138 event on Spike TV, whic read news >>

Bellator 138 medical suspensions: Ken Shamrock suspended 30 days for KO loss to Kimbo Slice

  • 15 days ago
  • 4 views

Bellator 138 may have been a card full of quick finishes, but the post-fight medical suspension report came back light. Four fighters received precautionary suspensions following the event, including read news >>

Bellator 138 Medical Suspensions: Ken Shamrock, Three Others Sidelined

  • 15 days ago
  • 3 views

Bellator 138: Kimbo vs. Shamrock took place in St. Louis on Friday with Ken Shamrock one of the very few fighters landing on the medically suspended list. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 70 media suspensions: Machida, Dias suspended indefinitely

  • 8 days ago
  • 6 views

The Florida State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to seven UFC Fight Night 70 fighters, and two are suspended indefinitely.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night 70 injuries and medical suspensions: Lyoto Machida out indefinitely for head trauma

  • 8 days ago
  • 21 views

Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC Fight Night 70 this past weekend in "The Sunshine State." Ultimate read news >>

UFC Fight Night 70 medical suspensions: Lyoto Machida suspended indefinitely after brutal TKO loss

  • 8 days ago
  • 132 views

Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida was one of two fighters to receive indefinite medical suspensions from the Florida State Boxing Commission in the aftermath of UFC Fight Night 70. Machida suffered h read news >>