- UFC 84 MEDICAL SUSPENSIONS HANDED DOWN

May 30, 2008
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by MMAWeekly.com Staff
The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday released the medical suspensions stemming from the UFC 84: Ill Will event that took place on Saturday, May 24 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

B.J. Penn retained his UFC lightweight title, defeating Sean Sherk in the main event by TKO at the end of round three. Sherk has been suspended until July 7 with no contact until June 24 due to a laceration to his right cheek.

Wanderlei Silva defeated Keith Jardine by TKO in the first round and Jardine has subsequently been suspended until Nov. 21 for a nasal fracture. The Greg Jackson trained fighter can be cleared by a doctor before the November date, but cannot compete earlier than July 24, with no contact until July 9.

Tito Ortiz was suspended for six months or until he gets his left hand and wrist x-rayed and cleared by an orthopedic doctor after his unanimous decision loss to Lyoto Machida.

Wilson Gouveia was suspended for six months or until he gets clearance from a doctor for a broken nose and possible cheek. The American Top Team fighter also suffered broken ribs in his TKO loss to UFC newcomer Goran Reljic.

Kazuhiro Nakamura was medically suspended for six months or until he gets clearance from a doctor due to a broken nose suffered in his TKO loss to Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou.

Jason Tan was suspended for six months or until he gets his broken nose cleared by a doctor. Tan lost to Dong Hyun Kim by TKO in the opening moments of the third round.

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