WSOF 4 Medical Suspensions: Several Fighters Sidelined Up to Six Months


WSOF 4 PosterThe California State Athletic Commission on Monday released the World Series of Fighting 4 medical suspensions to MMAWeekly.com.

Every fighter on the card received at least a mandatory minimum 7-day suspension. Several fighters could be on the sidelines for as long as six months due to their injuries.

WSOF 4 took place Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif.

World champion kickboxer Tyrone Spong continued his successful transition to mixed martial arts, defeating Angel DeAnda in the night’s main event.

World Series of Fighting 4 Medical Suspensions:

Brandon Hempleman: Suspended for 60 days with no contact for 60 days unless cleared by a physician due to a forehead laceration.

Ray Sefo: Suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to TKO stoppage.

Gesias JZ Cavalcante: Suspended for 180 days with no contact for 180 days unless cleared by a physician due to right knee pain.

Tyson Griffin: Suspended for 180 days with no contact for 180 days unless cleared by a physician due to right posteria neck injury.

Gerald Harris: Suspended for 180 days with no contact for 180 days unless cleared by a physician due to possible right hand fracture.

Lewis Gonzalez: Suspended for 60 days with no contact for 60 days unless cleared by a physician due to right eyelid laceration.

Antonio McKee: Suspended for 180 days with no contact for 180 days unless cleared by a physician due to right eye vision loss.

John Robles: Suspended for 180 days with no contact for 180 days unless cleared by a physician due to pain in left shoulder, left knee, and right elbow.

Victor Valenzuela: Suspended for 180 days with no contact for 180 days unless cleared by a physician due to knee pain.

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