Sotiropoulos suspended indefinitely due to eye poke, UFC 127 in jeopardy

UFC lightweight grappling sensation, George Sotiropoulos has been medically suspended indefinitely due to a poke in the eye sustained at the hands of Joe Lauzon this past Saturday night at UFC 123, something that could see him pulled from UFC 127 card in February.

Sotiropoulos was taken to the hospital immediately after the show and showed no signs of any permanent damage when he returned for the press conference. He must be cleared by a physician if he’s to have any hope of taking on Dennis Siver in Australia.

Here are the other suspensions:

Matt Hughes: Suspended 60 days with no contact during training for 60 days for precautionary reasons.

Karo Parisyan: Suspended 30 days with no contact during training for 30 days for precautionary reasons.

T.J. O’Brien: Suspended 30 days with no contact during training for 30 days for precautionary reasons.

Mike Lullo: Suspended indefinitely, must be cleared by a physician.

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