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UFC 121 Medical Suspensions: Lesnar Possibly Out Six Months

Posted on by MMAWeekly.com Staff

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Following an eventful UFC 121 show that saw the heavyweight title switch hands as Cain Velasquez took home the gold, and the crowning of a new top contender in the welterweight division with Jake Shields’ debut, the California State Athletic Commission has released the medical suspensions for the card for those that will be sidelined including former champion Brock Lesnar.

Lesnar could be suspended up to six months following the second loss of his pro career unless cleared by an ophthalmologist. Co-main event winner Jake Shields could face the same time off unless cleared by an ophthalmologist due to bleeding in the eye, and blurred vision following the fight.

The full medical suspensions for UFC 121 are listed as follows. Please note that the suspensions are served concurrently:

Brock Lesnar suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact for knockout. 60 days for left cheek laceration, and possibly 180 days unless cleared by ophthalmologist.

Jake Shields suspended 180 days with no contact for 180 days unless cleared by an ophthalmologist for bleeding in eye and blurred vision.

Diego Sanchez suspended 180 days with no contact for 180 days until cleared by physician for possible right wrist fracture.

Paulo Thiago suspended for 60 days with no contact for 60 days unless cleared by physician for laceration.

Tito Ortiz suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for a hard bout.

Brendan Schaub suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for a hard bout.

Gabriel Gonzaga suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for a hard bout.

Court McGee suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for a hard bout. Suspended 180 days or until cleared by physician for possible right hand fracture.

Ryan Jensen suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days for a hard bout.

Patrick Cote suspended 180 days with no contact for 180 days unless cleared by an ophthalmologic exam for his retina.

Chris Camozzi suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days until cleared by physician for left brow lacerations.

Dongi Yang suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for a hard bout.

Gilbert Yvel suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.

  • UFCjunky

    Broc should be in the hall of fames. Best UFC fighter ever!!

  • Shane

    No, no he’s not. Not even close. I’m not sure if you’re just joking around or not, but it’s funny either way.