UFC Fight Night Medical Suspensions: Six Fighters Facing Indefinite Layoffs


Jim Miller will be sidelined indefinitely following his knockout loss to Donald Cerrone. | Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com


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.

The New Jersey State Control Board on Thursday released a full list of medical suspensions from the event, which took place July 16 at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J.

Miller, along with Alptekin Ozkilic, Alex White, Jessamyn Duke, Jerrod Sanders and Tina Lahdemaki all were given indefinite medical suspensions pending medical review.

In all, 10 fighters on the card were handed medical suspensions. It’s worth noting that state athletic commissions will often give extended suspensions to fighters who have experienced a technical knockout for precautionary reasons.

UFC Fight Night “Cerrone vs. Miller” Medical Suspensions:

Jim Miller: Suspended indefinitely pending abdominal ultrasound and right forearm x-ray; minimum suspension 30 days for knockout loss; 30 days no contact.

Alptekin Ozkillic: Suspended indefinitely pending CT scan of head; minimum suspension 30 days for technical knockout loss; 30 days no contact.

Alex White: Suspended indefinitely pending neurological examination and CT scan; minimum suspension 45 days for eye laceration; 30 days no contact.

Jessamyn Duke: Suspended indefinitely pending orthopedic clearance of left hand; minimum suspension 30 days for technical knockout loss; 30 days no contact.

Jerrod Sanders: Suspended indefinitely pending left ankle x-ray.

Tina Lahdemaki: Suspended indefinitely pending ophthalmological clearance of right eye; minimum suspension 60 days for precautionary reasons; 60 days no contact

Evan Dunham: Suspended 30 days for technical knockout loss; 30 days no contact.

Justin Salas: Suspended 30 days for facial laceration; 30 days no contact for technical knockout loss.

Joe Proctor: Suspended 30 days for left temporal hematoma; 30 days no contact.

Hugo Viana: Suspended 30 days for technical knockout loss; 30 days no contact.

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