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UFC Fight Night 127 medical suspensions: Jan Blachowicz, Jimi Manuwa could be out six months


After their light heavyweight rematch in the UFC Fight Night 127 co-main event, Jan Blachowicz and Jimi Manuwa each could be looking at six months on the sidelines.

Blachowicz (22-7 MMA, 5-4 UFC) beat Manuwa (17-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) by unanimous decision in the co-feature this past Saturday The O2 in London. The entire card streamed live on UFC Fight Pass.

Blachowicz needs an X-ray to clear his left hand or he’ll be out for 180 days. He can return sooner if he’s cleared, but faces a minimum suspension of 30 days and 21 days with no contact. And Manuwa needs to have a broken nose cleared by an ENT before he can return, or he’ll sit for 180 days. He’s out a minimum of 45 days with no contact.

MMAjunkie today receieved the list of UFC Fight Night 127 medical suspensions from MixedMartialArts.com, the sport’s official database.

Dmitriy Sosnovskiy (11-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) also got a potential 180-day suspension for his submission win over Mark Godbeer (13-4 MMA, 2-2 UFC) to open the card. A possibile right orbital fracture has him out unless he’s cleared by a doctor. At minimum, he’s out for 30 days with no contact.

The full list of medical suspensions for UFC Fight Night 127 includes:

  • Alexander Volkov: Suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact for a forehead laceration.
  • Fabricio Werdum: Suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact for knockout loss.
  • Jan Blachowicz: Suspended 180 days unless left hand cleared by doctor. Additionally, suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.
  • Jimi Manuwa: Suspended 180 days unless nose cleared by ENT. Additionally, suspended 45 days with no contact.
  • Tom Duquesnoy: Suspended mandatory minimum seven days.
  • Terrion Ware: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days for hard bout.
  • Leon Edwards: Suspended mandatory minimum seven days.
  • Peter Sobotta: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for left eye laceration.
  • Charles Byrd: Suspended mandatory minimum seven days.
  • John Phillips: Suspended mandatory minimum seven days.
  • Danny Roberts: Suspended mandatory minimum seven days.
  • Oliver Enkamp: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for knockout loss.
  • Danny Henry: Suspended mandatory minimum seven days.
  • Hakeem Dawodu: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for choke loss.
  • Paul Craig: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days for hard bout.
  • Magomed Ankalaev: Suspended mandatory minimum seven days.
  • Kajan Johnson: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days for right eyebrow laceration.
  • Stevie Ray: Suspended mandatory minimum seven days.
  • Dmitriy Sosnovskiy: Suspended 180 days for right orbital fracture unless cleared by doctor. Additionally, suspended 30 days with no contact.
  • Mark Godbeer: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days for hard bout.

For complete coverage of UFC Fight Night 127, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

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