World Series of Fighting 2 Medical Suspensions: Johnson and Arlovski Both on the List


WSOF2 Poster-478x270The World Series of Fighting 2: Arlovski vs. Johnson medical suspensions were released to MMAWeekly.com on Sunday by the New Jersey Athletic Control Board.

Ten of the events fighters, including main event winner Anthony Johnson, received indefinite medical suspensions requiring a doctor’s clearance before returning to competition.

Johnson’s suspension was regarding his right hand, which he landed often to the jaw of former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski during their fight. Arlovski also landed on the suspension list, not surprisingly being required to gain medical clearance for his jaw.

World Series of Fighting 2 took place Saturday, March 23, at Ovation Hall at Revel Resorts in Atlantic City, N.J.

World Series of Fighting 2 Medical Suspensions:

Anthony Johnson: Suspended indefinite pending orthopaedic clearance of right hand.

Andrei Arlovski: Suspended indefinite pending oral surgeon clearance of jaw.

Marlon Moraes: Suspended indefinite pending x-rays of right hand and right foot.

Paulo Filho: Suspended indefinite pending CT head scan; also suspended 30 days for recovery.

Josh Burkman: Suspended indefinite pending x-ray of right wrist/hand.

Aaron Simpson: Suspended indefinite pending CT head scan and facial bones; also suspended 60 days following knockout.

Justin Gaethje: Suspended indefinite pending x-ray of right thumb.

Gesias JZ Cavalcante: Suspended 60 days for laceration.

Alexandre Pimentel: Suspended indefinite pending CT head scan; also suspended 60 days following knockout.

Cameron Dollar: Suspended 30 days following knockout.

Igor Gracie: Suspended indefinite pending orthopaedic clearance of right clavicle.

Tom Marcellino: Suspended indefinite pending CT head scan, neurology clearance, and orthopaedic clearance of right foot; also suspended for 60 days following TKO.

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