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Rampage folding Hamill up

Rampage folding Hamill up

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson dominated en route to a five-round decision victory over Matt Hamill at Saturday night’s UFC 130: Rampage vs. Hamill at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Jackson was one of five fighters that were suspended until November unless they gain prior medical clearance. The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the suspensions on Tuesday.

Following the fight, Jackson admitted that he may have fractured his hand prior to the fight, but was unwilling to leave UFC 130 without a main event after already stepping into that slot when Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard had to call off their original headlining bout.

Jackson was suspended Nov. 25 unless he gets his left hand x-rayed and, if positive, must be cleared by an orthopedic doctor. His minimum suspension runs through June 28 with no contact before June 19.

The other four fighters that may have to sit out until Nov. 25 include Frank Mir, Brian Stann, Jorge Santiago, and Michael McDonald.

Mir must have his left ribs cleared by a doctor to return any sooner. Stann must have his right thumb x-rayed and, if positive, cleared by an orthopedic doctor. Even if both are cleared, they each face a minimum suspension until June 28 with no contact prior to June 19.

Santiago must get clearance for a possible left orbital fracture by an ear, nose, and throat doctor or ophthalmologist before he can fight again or he sits out until November.

McDonald has to get clearance for his left shoulder by an orthopedic doctor, and faces a minimum suspension until July 28 with no contact before July 13.

Stefan Struve, who was knocked out by Travis Browne, and Rafaello Oliveira, who was submitted by Gleison Tibau, are both suspended until July 28 with no contact prior to July 13.

welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre continued to establish his legacy as one of the most dominant fighters of all time with his victory over Jake Shields at UFC 129 on Saturday night at the Rogers Centre in Toronto.

He was, however, one of the many fighters that received more than the standard 14-day precautionary medical suspension doled out by the Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services.

St-Pierre was among seven fighters that were suspended for 60 days following UFC 129. The welterweight champion’s suspension was due to an eye injury, which must be cleared by an ophthalmologist before he can fight again. Fellow Canadian Mark Hominick was also suspended for 60 days as a precautionary measure and must undergo a CT scan before he can return.

The other 60-day suspensions stemmed from knockout losses. Randy Couture, Jason Brilz, Sean Pierson, Charlie Valencia, and Kyle Watson, who was also cited for a left eye laceration, all must have a CT scan before being cleared to fight again.

Nate Diaz and Jake Ellenberger received 45-day suspensions. Diaz’s stemmed from a left eye laceration, while Ellenberger’s was due to a possible hand injury. Ellenberger must undergo an x-ray before he can return to the Octagon.

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and lightweight Mark Bocek were both suspended for 30 days, Aldo for facial lacerations and Bocek due to a head laceration.

The rest of the fighters on the card were all suspended for 14 days as a precautionary measure.

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