UFC 158 medical suspensions: No major layoffs issued to fighters


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

nate-marquardt-23.jpgAll the fighters from this past weekend’s UFC 158 event avoided lengthy medical suspensions following the show.

The event took place this past Saturday, March 16, at Montreal’s Bell Centre, and UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre scored a decision victory over Nick Diaz in the pay-per-view headliner.

MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today obtained the list of medical suspensions from Régie des alcools des courses et des jeux (Quebec’s athletic commission). Disclosed paydays/salaries for the event won’t be released.

Only Nate Marquardt, who suffered a knockout loss to fellow welterweight Jake Ellenberger on the main card, received a suspension of more than 45 days. He’s been issued a mandatory rest period of 60 days.

The commission also issued 45-day layoffs to preliminary-card fighters Daron Cruickshank, Issei Tamura and Reuben Duran. All of the fighters suffered losses.

The full list of medical suspensions included:

  • Georges St-Pierre: 28-day suspension
  • Nick Diaz: 28-day suspension
  • Johny Hendricks: 14-day suspension
  • Carlos Condit: 14-day suspension
  • Jake Ellenberger: seven-day suspension
  • Nate Marquardt: 60-day medical suspension
  • Chris Camozzi: 14-day suspension
  • Nick Ring: 14-day suspension
  • Mike Ricci: 14-day suspension
  • Colin Fletcher: 14-day suspension
  • Patrick Cote: 14-day suspension
  • Bobby Voelker: 14-day suspension
  • Darren Elkins: seven-day suspension
  • Antonio Carvalho: 30-day medical suspension
  • Jordan Mein: seven-day suspension
  • Dan Miller: 30-day medical suspension
  • John Makdessi: 14-day suspension
  • Daron Cruickshank: 45-day medical suspension
  • Rick Story: seven-day suspension
  • Quinn Mulhern: 30-day medical suspension
  • T.J. Dillashaw: seven-day suspension
  • Issei Tamura: 45-day medical suspension
  • George Roop: 14-day suspension
  • Reuben Duran: 45-day medical suspension

For complete coverage of UFC 158, stay tuned to the UFC Events section of the site.

(Pictured: Nate Marquardt)

view original article >>

Related News

  • 15 days ago
  • 63 views

For the stars of UFC 175, victory came at a cost. UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey, and bantamweight standout Urijah Faber all received potential six-month medical suspensions in the wake of Saturday night's pay-per-view event, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Weidman fought hard 25 minutes against Lyoto Machida in night's headlining bout, and the wear and tear showed, as the New Yorker w more

  • 5 days ago
  • 21 views

Not only did Jim Miller lose his bout against Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night "Cerrone vs. Miller" on Wednesday, but the hometown fighter will also not see action for at least 30 days. more

  • 5 days ago
  • 30 views

Following a KO heavy fight card on Wednesday night in Atlantic City, six fighters have been medically suspended for an indefinite time period. The first of two UFC Fight Night cards this weekend featured an array of vicious knockouts and stoppages, which is evident in the post-fight medical report released by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board. The judges overseeing the event were given an easy night, as nine of the eleven fights on the UFC Fight Night: Atlantic City card ended within t more

  • 21 days ago
  • 32 views

Mandatory vacations! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) -- acting as its own regulatory body overseas -- has released the UFC Fight Night 43 medical suspensions and corresponding injuries for those fighters competing at the "Te Huna vs. Marquardt" mixed martial arts (MMA) event last weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) in Auckland, New Zealand. And local hero Soa Palelei is leaving a little worse for the wear. The heavyweight slugger joins Gian Villante, Mike Rhodes, and Charles Oliveira on the list more

  • 15 days ago
  • 53 views

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman’s post-fight medical report clearly shows the tense nature of his UFC 175 win over Lyoto Machida.Filed under: News, UFC more

  • 15 days ago
  • 81 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 175 this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated in UFC 175, which took place last Saturday night (July 5, 2014) inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. And there are a few hefty sentences. Chief among them, more

  • 15 days ago
  • 555 views

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman came away from UFC 175 with belt intact, but he did not escape unscathed. more

  • 14 days ago
  • 49 views

TUF 19 middleweight winner Eddie Gordon highlighted a list of three fighters who received extended six-month medical suspensions in the wake of Sunday night's The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Gordon, who defeated Dhiego Lima via first-round TKO in a main card bout, now requires his left shoulder to be cleared by a physician, or otherwise be forced to sit out until early January 2015. Aside from Gordon, TUF 19 more

  • 14 days ago
  • 56 views

UFC stars Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, and Urijah Faber all won at UFC 175, but all three, and several other fighters, face the possibility of being sidelined until 2015. more