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- 14 FIGHTERS RECEIVE SUSPENSIONS AFTER UFC 117

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by MMAWeekly.com Staff
The California State Athletic Commission on Monday released medical suspensions for UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen, featuring Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen, at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif.

Please note that multiple suspensions to an individual are served concurrently.

Below are the suspensions following the event:

– Anderson Silva was suspended for 180 days unless he has a possible rib fracture x-rayed and cleared by a physician. He was also suspended for 45 days, with no contact for 30 days, and needs neurological clearance and a head CT.

– Chael Sonnen was suspended for 60 days, with no contact for 60 days, for a laceration.

– Rafael dos Anjos was suspended for 180 days unless he has a possible rib fracture x-rayed and cleared by a physician. He must also have a head/jaw CT cleared by a maxillofacial surgeon.

– Junior Dos Santos was suspended for 60 days unless he has a right cheek laceration cleared by a physician.

– Roy Nelson was suspended for 45 days, with no contact for 30 days, for a hard bout.

– Dustin Hazelett was suspended for 45 days, with no contact for 30 days, for a TKO, and needs a new physical.

– Phil Davis was suspended for 180 days unless he has a possible right fifth metacarpal fracture cleared by a physician.

– Charlie Brenneman was suspended for 45 days, with no contact for 30 days, and needs a new physical.

– Tim Boetsch was suspended for 60 days unless he has a left facial laceration cleared by a physician, and was suspended for 180 days unless he has a right thumb fracture cleared by a physician.

– Todd Brown was suspended for 60 days unless he has a laceration cleared by a physician.

– Stefan Struve was suspended 60 days unless he has a lower lip laceration cleared by a physician.

– Christian Morecraft was suspended for 180 days due to a hard bout and is required to get a head CT. He was also suspended 45 days, with no contact for 30 days, for a TKO, and was suspended 60 days unless he has a right eyebrow laceration cleared by a physician.

– Dennis Hallman was suspended for 60 days unless he has a left cheek laceration cleared by a physician.

– Ben Saunders was suspended for 45 days, with no contact for 30 days, due to a hard fight.

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