Sixteen fighters from this past weekend’s The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale event received medical suspensions, including Miesha Tate and Collin Hart, who could be out up to six months if not cleared earlier by doctors.
MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) recently requested and today received the list of suspensions from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which regulated the event.
The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale took place April 13 at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Events Center. The main card aired on FX following prelims on FUEL TV and Facebook.
In the main event, Urijah Faber defeated Scott Jorgensen with a fourth-round submission. Both fighters were issued one-month suspensions for precautionary reasons after a back-and-forth battle. Jorgensen must also have a potential right wrist injury cleared.
The longest orders fell to former Strikeforce champ Miesha Tate and “The Ultimate Fighter 17? cast member Collin Hart, who each received six-month orders. Both can be cleared early by physicians following additional testing.
The full list of The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale medical suspensions includes:
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