Seven of the fighters who competed at UFC 160 could find themselves sidelined for up to six months, including co-headlining heavyweight Mark Hunt.

Hunt -- along with Glover Teixeira, Gray Maynard, Dennis Bermudez, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Stephen Thompson and Brian Bowles -- will be sidelined until Nov. 22 unless medically cleared to compete before that date.

The Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday sent Sherdog.com the medical suspension information. Of the 24 fighters who saw action on May 25, a total of 15 received some type of medical suspension from the NAC. UFC 160 took place this past Saturday at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and was headlined by a heavyweight title showdown between reigning champion Cain Velasquez and challenger Antonio Silva, who received a one-month layoff after suffering a first-round technical knockout.

Hunt, meanwhile, was stopped by Junior dos Santos in the evening’s co-main event, succumbing to a third-round spinning hook kick. Despite the devastating finish, Hunt’s six-month suspension came as the result of a broken right big toe. In victory, dos Santos was suspended until June 25 due to a laceration on his right eyebrow.

Teixeira, Thompson, Bermudez and Bowles will now undergo x-rays on various limbs, while Maynard must receive ophthalmological clearance on his right eye. Additionally, Nurmagomedov must have his left knee cleared by an orthopedist if he hopes to compete prior to Nov. 22.

UFC 160 Medical Suspensions

Antonio Silva: Suspended until June 25 with no contact until June 16

Junior dos Santos: Suspended until June 25 with no contact until June 16 for right eyebrow laceration

Mark Hunt: Suspended until Nov. 22 unless broken right big toe cleared by doctor; regardless, suspended until July 25 with no contact until July 10

Glover Teixeira: If right hand and left elbow x-rays come back positive, suspended until Nov. 22 unless cleared by doctor

Gray Maynard: Needs ophthalmological clearance on dilated right pupil, or no contest until Nov. 22; regardless, suspended until July 25 with no contact until July 10

Donald Cerrone: Suspended until July 10 with no contact until June 25 for right eye and elbow lacerations

K.J. Noons: Suspended until July 25 with no contact until July 25 for multiple facial lacerations

Mike Pyle: Suspended until June 25 with no contact until June 16

Rick Story: Suspended until July 10 with no contact until June 25 for lacerations

Dennis Bermudez: If x-rays on both feet and right hand come back positive, suspended until Nov. 22 unless cleared by doctor; regardless, no contest until June 25 with no contact until June 16

Max Holloway: Suspended until June 25 with no contact until June 16 for nose laceration

Colton Smith: Suspended until July 10 with no contact until June 25 for left cheek laceration

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Suspended until Nov. 22 unless left knee is cleared by orthopedic doctor

Stephen Thompson: If x-ray of left foot comes back positive, suspended until Nov. 22 unless cleared by doctor

Brian Bowles: If x-ray of right hand comes back positive, suspended until Nov. 22 unless cleared by doctor; regardless, no contest until July 10 with no contact until June 25

Estevan Payan: Suspended with no contact until July 25 for multiple facial lacerations

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