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Seven fighters from Saturday’s UFC 143 “Diaz vs. Condit” have been issued six-month medical suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

The NSAC Tuesday released a full list of suspensions from the event, which took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Heavyweight Fabricio Werdum, who punished Roy Nelson with knees to win a unanimous decision in the evening’s co-main event, was suspended until Aug. 3 with no contact until Feb. 26 for a right quadriceps contusion. Werdum can fight sooner if cleared by a doctor. Nelson was suspended with no contact until April 5 due to a laceration over his right eye.

Main card openers Ed Herman and Clifford Starks were both suspended until Aug. 3 after their middleweight confrontation, which Herman won via rear-naked choke in the first round. Starks must have the fourth finger on his left hand x-rayed and be cleared by an orthopedic doctor before he can compete. Herman was ordered to undergo x-rays on both hands with no contact until Feb. 26.

Edwin Figueroa, who suffered two separate shots two the groin in his split decision victory over Alex Caceres in their bantamweight scrap, must have his injury cleared by a doctor or face suspension until Aug. 3, with no contact until Feb. 26.

Matt Riddle, who took a hard-fought split-decision win against UFC debutant Henry Martinez at welterweight, suffered a broken right index finger as well as a left eye laceration and was suspended until Aug. 3 with no contact until March 6. Riddle can fight sooner if cleared by an orthopedic doctor. Martinez also suspended until Aug. 3 with no contact until March 6; he must have his right foot x-rayed and cleared by an orthopedic doctor to compete before then.

Middleweight Michael Kuiper, who lost a unanimous decision to Rafael Natal in his Octagon debut, was suspended until Aug. 3 with no contact until Feb. 26 for a foot injury. He must get his left foot x-rayed and be cleared by an orthopedic doctor before he can return to action.

Carlos Condit: Suspended until March 6; no contact until Feb. 26 for right cheek laceration

Fabricio Werdum: Must have right quadriceps contusion cleared by doctor or no contest until Aug. 3; minimum suspension, no contest until March 6; no contact until Feb. 26

Roy Nelson: Suspended and no contact until April 5 for forehead laceration

Mike Pierce: Suspended until March 6; no contact until Feb. 26 for right eye laceration

Scott Jorgensen: Suspended until March 6; no contact until Feb. 26

Clifford Starks: Must have fourth digit on left hand x-rayed and cleared by an orthopedic doctor or no contest until Aug. 3

Ed Herman: Must have both hands x-rayed and cleared by an orthopedic doctor or no contest until Aug. 3; minimum suspension, no contest until March 6; no contact until Feb. 26

Max Holloway: Suspended until Feb. 26; no contact until Feb. 19 for right eye contusion

Alex Caceres: Suspended until March 6; no contact until Feb. 26

Edwin Figueroa: Must have right groin injury cleared by a doctor or no contest until Aug. 3; minimum suspension, no contest until March 6; no contact until Feb. 26

Chris Cope: Suspended until April 5; no contact until March 21

Matt Riddle: Must have broken right index finger cleared by an orthopedic doctor or no contest until Aug. 3; minimum suspension, no contest until March 21; no contact until March 6 for left eye laceration

Henry Martinez: Must have right foot x-rayed and be cleared by an orthopedic doctor or no contest until Aug. 3; minimum suspension, no contest until March 21; no contact until March 6 for left nasal laceration.

Michael Kuiper: Must have left foot x-rayed and cleared by orthopedic doctor or no contest until Aug. 3; minimum suspension, no contest until March 6; no contact until Feb. 26

Daniel Stittgen: Suspended until March 21; no contact until March 6

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