UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen 2 Medical Suspensions



Following an action filled night at UFC 148 several fighters ended up on the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s medical suspension list including main event fighter Chael Sonnen and Forrest Griffin

There were no long term suspensions handed down on Monday, but several fighters will need a doctor’s clearance before getting back in action.

Here are the full suspensions for UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen 2

Chael Sonnen suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/29/12 for nasal laceration

Forrest Griffin suspended until 8/22/12, no contact until 8/7/12. Must have a CT scan or a panarex of jaw, if positive must be cleared by doctor or suspension runs until 10/6/12

Cung Le suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/29/12. Must have x-ray of right knee and right foot. If positive must be cleared by doctor or suspension runs until 10/6/12

Patrick Cote suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/29/12 for scalp laceration

Dong Hyun Kim suspended until 8/22/12, no contact until 8/7/12

Cody McKenzie suspended until 8/22/12, no contact until 8/7/12

Ivan Menjivar must have x-ray or MRI on left knee. If positive then must be cleared by doctor or suspension runs until 10/6/12

Fabricio Camoes suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/29/12

Gleison Tibau suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/29/12 due to right eye laceration

Khabib Nurmagomedov must have yearly follow up MRA to compare to 2012 MRA that’s due on 1/10/13.

Costa Philippou suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/30/12. Must have left eye cleared by ophthalmologist or suspension until 10/6/12.

Rafaello Oliveira suspended until 8/7/12, no contact until 7/29/12 due to scalp laceration

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