Welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre might be taking a hiatus from the sport, but officially he’ll be cleared to return to the cage in less than three months.
Despite losing memory courtesy of Johny Hendricks’ punches, St-Pierre is good to go after 45 days and 30 days of no contact, according to medical suspensions received today from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which oversaw this past Saturday’s UFC 167 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Hendricks, who lost a split decision to St-Pierre in the event’s headliner, could be out for six months pending clearance of his right knee.
Most of the remaining competitors at the pay-per-view event escaped suspensions, though preliminary-card fighters Gian Villante and Cody Donovan both could be out for six months following hand injuries.
The complete list of UFC 167 medical suspensions includes:
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