World Series of Fighting 1 Medical Suspensions: Arlovski and Johnson Escape Unscathed


The MMA World Series of Fighting 1: Arlovski vs. Cole medical suspensions were released Tuesday by the Nevada Athletic Commission.

WSoF main event winner Andrei Arlovski and co-main event winner Anthony “Rumble” Johnson both escaped unscathed, but the same couldn’t be said for their opposition. Arlovski’s opponent, Devin Cole, could be out until May 3 of next year, while D.J. Linderman, Johnson’s foe, will sit on the sidelines until January.

WSoF 1 Medical Suspensions:

Devin Cole must have his left knee evaluated and cleared by a doctor or no contest until May 3, 2013. He faces a minimum suspensions until Dec. 19 with no contact prior to Dec. 4.

D.J. Linderman is suspended until Jan. 3, 2013, with no contact prior to Dec. 19.

Travis Bartlett is suspended until Dec. 19 with no contact prior to Dec. 4 due to lacerations on his right upper leg, left ear, and left thigh.

Gregor Gracie is suspended until Nov. 25 with no contact prior to Nov. 18.

Brian Cobb is suspended until Nov. 25 with no contact prior to Nov. 18 due to a left cheek contusion.

Ramico Blackmon is suspended until Nov. 25 with no contact prior to Nov. 18.

Josh Burkman must have his right wrist and right foot cleared by a doctor or no contest until May 3, 2013. He faces a minimum suspension until Dec. 19 with no contact prior to Dec. 4 due to a right upper eyelid laceration.

T.J. O’Brien must have his right knee and right hand cleared by an orthopedic doctor or no contest until May 3, 2013.

Dustin Jacoby is suspended until Dec. 19 with no contest prior to Dec. 4 due to a right cheek and deep left upper eyelid laceration.

Be sure to “Like” MMAWeekly.com on Facebook.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

  • 11 days ago
  • 16 views

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 17: "Shields vs. Foster" mixed martial arts (MMA) event takes place TONIGHT (Sat., Jan. 17, 2015) at Axis Theater inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 3 views

World Series of Fighting on Monday announced four additions to the NBC Sports Network-televised main card of WSOF 17 “Shields vs. Foster.” read news >>

  • 20 days ago
  • 0 views

World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes will defend his title against undefeated Canadian Josh Hill at WSOF 18 on Thursday, Feb. 12, the promotion announced Thursday. Interesting read news >>

  • 14 days ago
  • 0 views

Matt Hamill, who achieved widespread fame and admiration as a successful hearing-impaired fighter, will return to pro MMA this year after signing with the World Series of Fighting promotion. The news read news >>

  • 12 days ago
  • 8 views

The World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 17 weigh in event for "Shields vs. Foster" is set to begin later today (Fri., Jan. 16, 2016) LIVE from Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter will be tipping the sca read news >>

  • 11 days ago
  • 32 views

Watch and discuss World Series of Fighting 17: Shields vs. Foster right here on Bloody Elbow. The main event features ex-Strikeforce champion Jake Shields against veteran Brian Foster. World Series o read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 8 views

World Series of Fighting returns to Las Vegas on Jan. 17, and the main card is finalized with the addition of four new bouts. The promotion announced Monday that a lightweight bout between Brian Cobb read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 5 views

World Series of Fighting executive Shawn Lampman has been sentenced to ten months in federal prison for a tax conviction. On Monday afternoon, a U.S. District Judge sentenced World Series of Fighting read news >>

  • 21 days ago
  • 1 views

The Nevada Athletic Commission released the medical suspensions stemming from UFC 182, which took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Jan. 3. read news >>