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UFC 116: Lesnar & Carwin Medically Suspended

Posted on by MMAWeekly.com Staff

The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Tuesday released medical suspensions for Saturday’s UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin, featuring Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Below are the suspensions following the event:

– Brock Lesnar is suspended until Aug. 18 with no contact until Aug. 3 due to right eyelid and left eyebrow lacerations.

– Shane Carwin until Sept. 2 with no contact until Aug. 18.

– Yoshihiro Akiyama until Aug. 18 with no contact until Aug. 3 due to having a tough fight.

– Chris Leben is suspended until Aug. 3 with no contact until July 25 due to having a tough fight.

– Krzysztof Soszynski is suspended until Sept. 2 with no contact until Aug. 18 at a minimum. He must have his left thumb cleared by a doctor or he is suspended until Dec. 31.

– Stephan Bonnar is suspended until Aug. 18 with no contact until Aug. 3 due to facial lacerations.

– Kurt Pellegrino is suspended until Aug. 18 with no contact until Aug. 3 at a minimum. He must clear his left knee with an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Dec. 31.

– Chris Tuchscherer is suspended until Sept. 2 with no contact until Aug. 18 at a minimum due to a right cheek laceration. He must clear his left ear with an ear, nose, and throat doctor or he is suspended until Dec. 31.

– Seth Petruzelli is suspended until Sept. 2 with no contact until Aug. 18 at a minimum. He must clear a right elbow strain with an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Dec. 31.

– Ricardo Romero is suspended until Sept. 2 with no contact until Aug. 18 at a minimum. He must have a broken left lower jaw cleared by oral, maxillary, facial surgeon or he is suspended until Dec. 31.

– David Branch is suspended until Sept. 2 with no contact until Aug. 18.

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