Strikeforce made its Columbus, Ohio debut on Saturday night at Nationwide Arena with Feijao vs. Henderson. Former Pride champion Dan Henderson walked out of the main event with a new belt wrapped firmly around his waist, defeating Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante with a third-round knockout.
Feijao was one of several fighters that received medical suspensions following the fights. The Ohio Athletic Commission on Monday informed MMAWeekly.com of the full list of suspensions.
Feijao received a standard 60-day suspension for losing by way of knockout.
Jorge Masvidal, Billy Evangelista, Jason Riley, and Ian Rammel all received indefinite suspensions. Masvidal must gain a medical release for his hand before he can fight again. Evangelista and Riley must both get ophthalmological clearance. Rammel must get a medical release, and also received a 30-day suspension for his TKO loss.
JP Felty received a 60-day suspension for his knockout loss. Billy Vaughn was suspended for 30 days following his rear naked choke loss to Jorge Gurgel. And Mitch Whitesel received a 90-day suspension that the OAC declared a mandatory rest period for accumulative bouts.