Joe Soto & Danny Castillo Suspended For 6 Months Following UFC 177

Joe Soto and Danny Castillo have gotten themselves six month medical suspensions from the California State Athletic Commission after UFC 177 last week in Sacramento, California. Also on the list is former TUF winner, Tony Ferguson and women’s bantamweight trail blazer, Shayna Baszler.

The full list of UFC 177 medical suspensions is as follows:

Joe Soto: suspended 180 days with no contact during training sessions for 180 days due to a possible right-hand fracture unless cleared early by a physician; suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days due to a nose laceration unless cleared early by a physician; regardless, suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days and must undergo an ophthalmology exam for precautionary reasons

Danny Castillo: suspended 180 days with no contact for 180 days due to a possible right-thumb fracture unless cleared early by a physician
Tony Ferguson: suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days due to a right-eyebrow laceration unless cleared early by a physician

Shayna Baszler: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons

Ramsey Nijem: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons

Damon Jackson: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days and must undergo a neurological exam for precautionary reasons

Ruan Potts: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons

Cain Carrizosa: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons

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