UFC on FX 7 Medical Suspensions: Nunes, Prado and Keith Face Up to Six Months on Sideline


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UFC on FX 7 PosterThe UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs. Bisping medical suspensions were released on Wednesday to MMAWeekly.com by UFC officials on behalf of the Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA, the new Brazilian regulatory body.

Three fighters – Diego Nunes, Wagner Prado, and C.J. Keith – face the possibility of six months on the sidelines, while the seven other fighters were give 30 or 60 day precautionary suspensions following hard bouts or knockout losses.

Nunes, Prado, and Keith all have the ability to return in sooner than six months, provided they gain medical clearance by a doctor following proper medical procedure for their injuries.

UFC on FX 7 took place Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Ibirapuera Arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

UFC on FX 7 Medical Suspensions:

Michael Bisping: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days

Daniel Sarafian: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Ben Rothwell: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Thiago Tavares: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days

Milton Vieira: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Diego Nunes: Suspended 180 days unless cleared by a Maxillofacial Surgeon; he is also suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Lucas Martins: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Pedro Nobre: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days

Wagner Prado: Suspended 180 days unless his left knee is cleared by physician following MRI; he is also suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

C.J. Keith: Suspended 180 days unless his right knee is cleared by a physician following an MRI.

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