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UFC 175 Medical Suspensions: Weidman, Rousey, and Faber Could Be Sidelined Until 2015

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Ronda Rousey and Chris Weidman UFC 175Chris Weidman validated his UFC middleweight championship, Ronda Rousey crushed Alexis Davis in near-record time, and Urijah Faber showed why he is a perpetual title contender, but all three face the possibility of being sidelined until 2015.

The Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday released the UFC 175 medical suspensions to MMAWeekly.com, revealing that all three could be suspended until Jan. 2, 2015, although it’s likely that each will recover and gain medical clearance prior to that date.

UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida took place on Saturday, July 5, at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas.

UFC 175 Medical Suspensions

Chris Weidman must have his left jaw, right elbow, right ribs, and right ankle x-rayed. If positive, then that injury must be cleared by an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Jan. 2, 2015. He faces a minimum suspension until Aug. 20 with no contact before Aug. 5.

Lyoto Machida is suspended until Sept. 4 with no contact before Aug. 20 due to a facial laceration.

Ronda Rousey must have her right hand x-rayed. If positive, she must get it cleared by an orthopedic doctor or she is suspended until Jan. 2, 2015.

Alexis Davis is suspended until July 27 with no contact before July 20.

Stefan Struve must be cleared before his next bout and must see a cardiologist every six months. His next required date to see a cardiologist by is Nov. 7.

Matt Mitrione must have a follow-up chest CT Scan in six months. His next required chest CT Scan is due by Dec. 16.

Uriah Hall must have his right second toe cleared by an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Jan. 2, 2015. He faces a minimum suspension until Sept. 4 with no contact before Aug. 20.

Russell Doane must have his right thumb x-rayed and cleared by an orthopedic doctor or his is suspended until Jan. 2, 2015. He faces a minimum suspension until July 27 with no contact before July 20.

Urijah Faber must have a left rib x-ray series. If positive, he needs a doctor’s clearance or he is suspended until Jan. 2, 2015.

Kenny Robertson must have his right elbow cleared by an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Jan. 2, 2015.

Bruno Santos must have a possible nasal fracture cleared by a doctor or he is suspended until Jan. 2, 2015. He faces a minimum suspension until July 27 with no contact before July 20 due to a laceration.

Rob Font is suspended until Aug. 20 with no contact before Aug. 5.

Luke Zachrich must have his left hand x-rayed. If positive, he needs to get clearance from an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Jan. 2, 2015. He faces a minimum suspension until Aug. 20 with no contact before Aug. 5 for a right eye laceration.

Kevin Casey must have his left elbow cleared by an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Jan. 2, 2015.

Bubba Bush is suspended until Sept. 4 with no contact before Aug. 20.

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