Aaron Rosa has been issued a 180-day suspension by the
California State Athletic Commission. | Photo: Dave
Three fighters could be sidelined for up to six months following
Saturday's UFC on Fox
Bradley and Norifumi
Yamamoto were all handed conditional 180-day suspensions for
various injuries by the California State Athletic Commission, who
released suspension information to Sherdog.com on Thursday.
Rosa is facing a possible left wrist fracture after outpointing
Lucas at the Nov. 12 event, while Bradley may have fractured
his left elbow in his decision loss to Mike Pierce.
Yamamoto also ails on his left side following his defeat to
Uyenoyama, as “Kid” may have suffered a fractured finger on his
left hand. Uyenoyama did not escape from the bout unscathed, as the
Octagon debutant must sit out 60 days due to a left eyebrow
Though 180 days is the maximum suspension for the trio of fighters,
each may be cleared early by a physician. UFC on Fox 1 emanated
from the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., and marked the
promotion's first appearance on network television.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain
Velasquez was also hit with a suspension following his
first-round knockout loss at the hands of Junior dos
Santos. The American Kickboxing Academy standout must sit out
45 days with no contact for 30 days due to the technical knockout
Harvison and Mackens
Semerzier were also handed 45-day suspensions for their
respective technical knockout defeats to DeMarques Johnson and
Peralta, and neither fighter may spar with contact for 30 days.
Additionally, Semerzier received another suspension of 60 days due
to a scalp laceration.
Velasquez: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to
Harvison: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to
Yamamoto: suspended 180 days possible fracture to left hand
Uyenoyama: suspended 60 days for left eyebrow laceration
Semerzier: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to
TKO, 60 days for scalp laceration
Bradley: suspended 180 days for possible left elbow
Rosa: suspended 180 days for possible left wrist fracture.
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