UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir Injuries and Medical Suspensions; Six Fighters Suspended for Six Months

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez and the man who he dismantled at UFC 146, Antonio “Big Foot” Silva were amongst the six fighters who were medically suspended for six months by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following this past weekends event in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Velasquez needs an X-ray of his left hand, if broken, he is suspended until November 20th unless cleared by doctor. Silva needs an X-ray of his nose, if broken, he is suspended until November 20th unless cleared by an ear, nose and throat doctor.

The remaining of the six included, Jamie Varner who needs an X-ray of his right hand, Jason Miller needs clearance of his right thumb and left knee, C.B. Dollaway an X-ray of his left thumb and finally Jacob Volkmann needs clearance of his left elbow.

Injuries and medical suspensions:

Cain Velasquez: Needs X-ray of left hand. If broken, he is suspended until November 20 unless cleared by doctor. Suspended at minimum until June 26 with no contact until June 17

Antonio Silva: Needs X-ray of nose. If broken, he is suspended until November 20 unless cleared by an ear, nose and throat doctor. Suspended at minimum until July 23 with no contact until July 11 for lacerations

Jamie Varner: Needs X-ray of right hand. If broken, he is suspended until November 20 unless cleared by doctor. Suspended at minimum until June 26 with no contact until June 17

Jason Miller: Needs clearance of right thumb and left knee by orthopedist or sports doctor or suspended until November 20. Suspended at minimum until July 11 with no contact until June 26 for tough fight

C.B. Dollaway: Needs X-ray of left thumb. If broken, he is suspended until November 20 unless cleared by doctor. Suspended at minimum until June 26 with no contact until June 17

Jacob Volkmann: Needs clearance of left elbow clearance of right thumb and left knee by orthopedist or suspended until November 20

Frank Mir: Suspended until July 23 with no contact until July 11 for TKO loss

Dave Herman: Suspended until July 23 with no contact until July 11 for TKO loss

Shane Del Rosario: Suspended until July 23 with no contact until July 11 for TKO loss

Duane Ludwig: Suspended until July 23 with no contact until July 11 for TKO loss

Lavar Johnson: Needs evaluation of left elbow by orthopedist. Suspended at minimum until July 11 with no contact until June 26

Edson Barboza: Suspended until July 11 with no contact until June 26 for TKO loss

Stipe Miocic: Suspended until June 26 with no contact until June 17

Darren Elkins: Suspended until June 26 with no contact until June 17 for left ear hematoma

Diego Brandao: Suspended until June 26 with no contact until June 17 for tough fight

Mike Brown: Suspended until June 26 with no contact until June 17 for left forehead laceration

Daniel Pineda: Suspended until June 26 with no contact until June 17 for tough fight

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