UFC 162 Silva vs. Weidman Medical Suspensions: Anderson Silva Among Suspensions


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

AndersonSilvaUFC117_5976-SquareThe Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday released the UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman medical suspensions to MMAWeekly.com.

Most of the affected fighters, including former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, faced relatively short-term suspensions. Preliminary bout fighter Kazuki Tokudome, however, could be out until Jan. 3, 2014, unless he gains clearance for an orbital blowout fracture to his right eye.

UFC 162 took place Saturday, July 6, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Chris Weidman knocked Silva out in the night’s main event, capturing the UFC middleweight championship.

UFC 162 Medical Suspensions:

Anderson Silva: Suspended until Aug. 21 with no contact prior to Aug. 6.

Charles Oliveira: Suspended until Aug. 6 with no contact prior to July 28.

Tim Boetsch: Suspended until Aug. 6 with no contact prior to July 28.

Dennis Siver: Suspended until Oct. 5 with no contact prior to Sept. 5.

Kazuki Tokudome: Must have right orbital blowout fracture cleared by an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor or ophthalmologist or he is suspended until Jan. 3, 2014. He faces a minimum suspension until Aug. 21 with no contact prior to Aug. 6.

Dave Herman: Suspended until Aug. 21 with no contact prior to Aug. 6.

Rafaello Oliveira: Suspended until Aug. 21 with no contact prior to Aug. 6 due to left knee pain.

Seth Baczynski: Suspended until Aug. 6 with no contact prior to July 28 due to right eyebrow and nose lacerations.

David Mitchell: Must have post-concussion clearance from a sports medicine doctor and faces a minimum suspension until Oct. 5 with no contact prior to Sept. 5.

view original article >>

Related News

  • 27 days ago
  • 80 views

Chris Weidman competes at UFC 175 to defend his middleweight title, but first, watch the fight which got him the championship. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
  • 29 views

The Nevada State Athletic Commission granted UFC middleweight competitor Vitor Belfort licensure to compete in the State of Nevada. He is expected to face Chris Weidman on December 6 in Las Vegas. Vitor Belfort is once again licensed to compete in the State of Nevada. The Nevada State Athletic Commission unanimously granted the former UFC light-heavyweight champion licensure to fight in Nevada if the Brazilian agreed to three non-negotiable conditions. Firstly, the fight would not take place bef read news >>

  • 3 days ago
  • 16 views

The California State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to all the fighters on Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 card, with nearly a dozen getting terms longer than the minimum.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 29 days ago
  • 218 views

Chris Weidman knocked Anderson Silva out at UFC 162. He stopped him again in their rematch at UFC 168 after Silva snapped his leg on a checked kick. He defeated the greatest fighter on the face of the planet twice, successfully calling the middleweight throne his own in the process. Even after doing all of that, some people still feel the newly crowned champ lacks the sort of credibility his predecessor had. He’ll be stepping into the Octagon against Lyoto Machida on Saturday, July 5 at UFC 175  read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 48 views

If you didn't see it the first time around with the rest of the world, you'll want to check out Chris Weidman's knockout of Anderson Silva, the fight that earned him the UFC middleweight championship. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 193 views

LAS VEGAS - UFC president Dana White held his annual Fan Expo question-and-answer session with the fans on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. As usual, the event was a mix of the serious, the less serious, and the absurd, ranging from detailed questions about the company's business to painful-to-watch attempts at business pitches. One thing the UFC boss did indicate, however, is that he could very well by on the same wavelength as the fans who want the much-discussed potential Ander read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 148 views

LAS VEGAS -- UFC president Dana White discusses job opportunities in the UFC, Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz, Joe Rogan's fighting future, Gina Carano, Georges St-Pierre, and much more Friday evening at the UFC Fan Expo. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 42 views

UFC President Dana White believes Vitor Belfort is next in line for Chris Weidman's middleweight title but has to wait and see how things unfold with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Dana White believes the logical opponent for Chris Weidman is the same one that was initially supposed to face: Vitor Belfort. Although it seems like an obvious suggestion, the Brazilian is in quite a problematic situation with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which could complicate matter significantly if read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 6 views

After each of his fights against Anderson Silva during 2013, Chris Weidman was rightfully announced as the undisputed UFC middleweight champion. Maybe now people will finally stop disputing it. Weidman answered his many critics on Saturday at UFC 175, earning his stripes as 185-pound kingpin with a unanimous decision victory over Lyoto Machida in a bout that will no doubt wind up on many Fight of the Year ballots. In the process, Weidman proved that his previous two victories over Silva were no read news >>