Shogun Rua Medically Suspended For 6 Months Following UFC Fight Night 38

The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission released the full list of medical suspensions following last night’s UFC Fight Night 38 card in Natal, Brazil, putting former light heavyweight champion, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua on six month medical suspension following a knockout loss in the main event of the evening.

Rua will need a CT scan before he can return to action. Michel Prazeres also got a six month suspension and will need a x-ray on his right hand for his career to resume.

Check out the full list below.

Godofredo Pepey: suspended 14 days, 7 days no contact
Noad Lahat: suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
Hans Stringer: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Francimar Barroso: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Kenny Robertson: suspended 14 days, 7 days no contact
Thiago Perpetuo: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Jussier Formiga: suspended 14 days, 7 days no contact
Scott Jorgensen: suspended 14 days, 7 days no contact
Thiago Santos: suspended 14 days, 7 days no contact
Ronny Markes: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Rony Jason: suspended 14 days, 7 days no contact
Steven Siler: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Michel Prazeres: suspended 180 days (or cleared after X-ray of right hand)
Mairbek Taisumov: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Fabio Maldonado: suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
Gian Villante: suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
Norman Parke: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Leonardo Santos: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
C.B. Dollaway: suspended 14 days, 7 days no contact
Cezar Ferreira: suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
Dan Henderson: suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
Mauricio Rua: suspended 180 days (or cleared after a head CT exam)

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