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UFC 135 Medical Suspensions: Jones, Rampage, Riley and Te Huna Lead the List

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Tony Ferguson and Aaron Riley at UFC 135

Tony Ferguson and Aaron Riley at UFC 135

The medical suspensions for UFC 135 have been handed out by the Colorado Office of Boxing with several fighters on the list, including light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.

While the state commission in Colorado does not release salaries or drug test results, an overview of medical suspensions are released to the public.

Leading the way on the suspension list is UFC 135 main eventer and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who potentially faces a 180-day suspension. He can have it lowered to 45 days with a physician’s clearance.

His opponent, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, is also on the list with a 60-day suspension, 45 days with no contact.

Aaron Riley, who is believed to have broken his jaw for the second time in his pro career, was suspended 180 days or 90 days with a physician’s clearance.

Here are the full medical suspensions for UFC 135:

Jon Jones – suspended 180 days or 45 days with physician’s clearance
Quinton Jackson – suspended 60 days, no contact 45 days
Matt Hughes – suspended 45 days, no contact 30 days
Mark Hunt – suspended 45 days, no contact 30 days
Ben Rothwell – suspended 60 days, no contact 45 days
Takanori Gomi – suspended 30 days
Aaron Riley – suspended 180 days, 90 days with physician’s clearance
Nick Ring – suspended 30 days
Eddie Yagin – suspended 30 days
Cole Escovedo – suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
Ricardo Romero – suspended 60 days, 45 days no contact
James Te Huna – suspended 180 days for injuries or 30 day suspension with physician’s clearance


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