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Medical Suspensions Handed Down from Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum

Posted on by MMAWeekly.com Staff

Conor Heun

Conor Heun (courtesy of ConorHeun.com)

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has handed down the suspensions for the Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum show, including a lengthy time off for lightweight Conor Heun.

Heun suffered a broken arm during his fight with Magno Almeida, and also dealt with an knee injury during the bout.

The Texas commission has suspended Heun until 8/28/11 to deal with the injuries.

Bryan Hamper from Suckerpunch Entertainment told MMAWeekly.com that Heun will see a doctor this week to deal with a broken arm and torn MCL in his knee.

Justin Wilcox got the next lengthiest suspension after an accidental eye poke ended his fight with Gesias ‘JZ’ Cavalcante. Wilcox will be out until at least August 3 under suspension.

Also, suspended from the show last weekend was former Elite XC champion K.J. Noons who will be out until at least 7/19/11. Noons had a laceration on his face as well as a hematoma suffered from his fight with Jorge Masvidal.

The full suspensions from Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum listed below:

Alistair Overeem suspended until 6/28/11
Fabricio Werdum suspended until 6/28/11
Josh Barnett suspended until 6/28/11
Brett Rogers suspended until 6/28/11
Jorge Masvidal suspended until 6/28/11
K.J. Noons suspended until 7/19/11
Daniel Cormier suspended until 6/28/11
Jeff Monson suspended until 6/28/11
Chad Griggs suspended until 6/26/11
Valentijn Overeem suspended until 7/19/11
Gesias ‘JZ’ Cavalcante suspended until 6/26/11
Justin Wilcox suspended until 8/3/11
Conor Heun suspended until 8/28/11
Magno Almeida suspended until 6/28/11
Joshua Ray suspended until 7/28/11
Nah-Shon Burrell suspended until 6/28/11
Isaac Vallie-Flag suspended until 6/28/11
Brian Melancon suspended until 6/28/11
Mike Bronzoulis suspended until 6/28/11
Todd Moore suspended until 6/28/11

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