UFC 179 Medical Suspensions List

The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission released the full list of medical suspensions following UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with two high profile fighters laid off for six months.

Phil DavisThose in question were light heavyweight contender, Phil Davis and flyweight veteran, Scott Jorgensen. Featherweight champion, Jose Aldo will spend sixty days on the side lines.

The full list of UFC 179 medical suspensions is as follows:

Jose Aldo: suspended 60 days no contact for 45 days
Chad Mendes: suspended 60 days no contact for 45 days
Phil Davis: suspended 180 days due to possible right-hand injuries; can be cleared early by a physician
Glover Teixeira: suspended 45 days no contact for 30 days
Fabio Maldonado: suspended 30 days no contact for 21 days
Hans Stringer: suspended 45 days no contact for 30 days
Darren Elkins: no suspension disclosed
Lucas Martins: suspended 45 days no contact for 30 days
Beneil Dariush: suspended 45 days no contact for 30 days
Diego Ferreira: suspended 45 days no contact for 30 days
Neil Magny: suspended 30 days no contact for 21 days
William Macario: suspended 45 days no contact for 30 days
Yan Cabral: suspended 14 days no contact for seven days
Naoyuki Kotani: suspended 30 days no contact for 21 days
Wilson Reis: suspended 14 days no contact for seven days
Scott Jorgensen: suspended 180 days due to possible rib injures; can be cleared early by a physician
Andre Fili: suspended 30 days no contact for 21 days
Felipe Arantes: suspended 30 days no contact for 21 days
Gilbert Burns: suspended 14 days no contact for seven days
Christos Giagos: suspended 30 days no contact for 21 days
Tony Martin: suspended 14 days no contact for seven days
Fabricio Camoes: suspended 30 days no contact for 21 days

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