UFC 143 Medical Suspensions Equal a Long List


Roy Nelson cracks Fabricio Werdum

Roy Nelson cracks Fabricio Werdum

The UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit medical suspensions were released on Monday. UFC 143 took place Saturday night, Feb. 4, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Carlos Condit captured the interim UFC welterweight championship with a five-round unanimous decision victory over Nick Diaz in the main event.

Condit received a brief suspension, but co-main eventer Fabricio Werdum could face a much lengthier stint on the sidelines, pending clearance by a doctor.

The NSAC on Monday released the full suspension list to MMAWeekly.com.

UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit Medical Suspensions:

Carlos Condit – Suspended until March 6 with no contact prior to Feb. 26 due to right cheek laceration.

Fabricio Werdum – Must have right quadriceps contusion cleared by a doctor or he is suspended until Aug. 3. He faces a minimum suspension until March 6 with no contact prior to Feb. 26.

Roy Nelson – Suspended until April 5 with no contact prior to that date due to a forehead laceration.

Mike Pierce – Suspended until March 6 with no contact prior to Feb. 26 due to a right eye laceration.

Scott Jorgensen – Suspended until March 6 with no contact prior to Feb. 26.

Clifford Starks – Must have the fourth digit of his left hand x-rayed and cleared by an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Aug. 3.

Ed Herman – Must have both hands x-rayed and cleared by an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Aug. 3. He faces a minimum suspension until March 6 with no contact prior to Feb. 26.

Max Hollaway – Suspended until Feb. 26 with no contact prior to Feb. 19 due to right eye contusion.

Alex Caceres – Suspended until March 6 with no contact prior to Feb. 26.

Edwin Figueroa – Must have his a right groin injury cleared by a doctor or he is supended until Aug. 3. He faces a minimum suspension until March 6 with no contact prior to Feb. 26.

Chris Cope – Suspended until April 5 with no contact prior to March 21.

Matt Riddle – Must have broken right index finger cleared by an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Aug. 3. He faces a minimum suspension until March 21 with no contact prior to March 6.

Henry Martinez – Must have right foot x-rayed and cleared by an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Aug. 3. He faces a minimum suspension until March 21 with no contact prior to March 6 due to a left nasal laceration.

Michael Kuiper – Must have left foot x-rayed and cleared by an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Aug. 3. He faces a minimum suspension until March 6 with no contact prior to Feb. 26.

Dan Stittgen – Suspended until March 21 with no contact prior to March 6.

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