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- UFC 99 MEDICAL SUSPENSIONS; 11 FIGHTERS ON LIST

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by MMAWeekly.com Staff
Eleven fighters are on the disabled list following Saturday’s UFC 99 in Cologne, Germany.

The Association of Boxing Commission’s official record keeping database, found on mixedmartialarts.com, Wednesday released the roster of injured athletes.

Rich Franklin emerged victorious from his fight with Wanderlei Silva, winning a unanimous decision, but got the worse of post-fight injuries. He’ll sit out until mid-summer, and likely won’t fight until the fourth quarter of 2009 with the UFC’s event schedule booked until September.

Here is a breakdown of injuries and suspension times:

Rich Franklin: must have x-ray of left foot and cleared by doctor or 12/5/09. Minimum suspension until 7/14/09, no contact allowed until 7/5/09.

Cain Velasquez: suspended until 7/14/09. No contact until 7/5/09.

Cheick Kongo: suspended until 7/29/09. No contact until 7/14/09.

Mustapha Al-Turk: must have left eye checked and cleared by Ophthalmologist or 12/5/09. Minimum suspension until 7/29/09, no contact allowed until 7/14/09.

Mike Swick: must have x-ray of right hand and cleared by doctor or 12/5/09. Minimum suspension until 7/14/09, no contact allowed until 7/5/09.

Marcus Davis: must have x-ray of nose and face and cleared by doctor or 12/5/09. Minimum suspension until 8/13/09, no contact allowed until 7/29/09.

Terry Etim: must have x-ray of nose and cleared by doctor or 12/5/09.
Minimum suspension until 8/13/09, no contact allowed until 7/29/09.

Dale Hartt: must have x-ray and MRI of left shoulder and CT Scan of right orbit and cleared by doctor or 12/5/09. Minimum suspension until 8/13/09, no contact allowed until 7/29/09.

Paul Taylor: suspended until 7/14/09. No contact allowed until 7/5/09.

Stefan Struve: suspended until 8/13/09. No contact allowed until 7/29/09.

Rick Story: suspended until 7/14/09. No contact allowed until 7/5/09.

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