UFC on Fox 2 Nets $1.27 Million Gate; 8 Fighters Medically Suspended
Eight fighters have been medically suspended following UFC
on Fox 2
, including main event competitor Phil
“Mr. Wonderful” was suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30
days following his unanimous decision defeat to Rashad
Evans at the Jan. 28 event, which took place at the United
Center in Chicago.
Weidman was also handed a medical suspension after outpointing
jiu-jitsu ace Demian Maia
to kick off the evening’s broadcast on Fox. The American will be
sidelined for 30 days with no contact for three weeks.
Durable big man Joey
Beltran was handed the stiffest suspension of the bunch, as the
notoriously tough heavyweight must sit out at least 60 days with no
contact for 45 days after suffering a first-round knockout defeat
to former Strikeforce
Johnson. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional
Regulation confirmed the information on Wednesday, also revealing
that the event was attended by 16,963 spectators and earned a live
gate of $1,270,960. Only 1,091 tickets were comped, making the
average price paid per ticket $80.07.
Davis -- Suspended 45 days; no contact for 30 days
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Weidman -- Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days
Olav Einemo -- Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days
Lentz -- Suspended 45 days; no contact for 30 days
Roop -- Suspended 45 days; no contact for 30 days
Jacoby -- Suspended 45 days; no contact for 30 days
Camozzi -- Suspended 30 days; no contact for 21 days
Beltran -- Suspended 60 days; no contact for 45 days
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