UFC Fight Night 59 Medical Suspensions: Several Fighters Could Be Out for Six Months

Conor McGregor and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone not only walked away with the biggest UFC Fight Night 59 paydays on Sunday; they also escaped unscathed as far as medical suspensions are concerned.

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Dennis-Siver-750Dennis Siver lost to McGregor in the night’s main event, and received a 60-day suspension after all the abuse he took, but at least he wasn’t among the five fighters that could be sitting on the sidelines for the next six months.

Those five fighters include Uriah Hall, Patrick Holohan, Johnny Case, Matt Van Buren, and Tateki Matsuda.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Athletic Commission on Wednesday released the full UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver medical suspensions to MMAWeekly.com. The event took place on Sunday, Jan. 18, at the TD Garden in Boston.

UFC Fight Night 59 Medical Suspensions

Dennis Siver is suspended for 60 days.

Uriah Hall is suspended for 180 days unless he gets his right knee cleared by a physician.

Ron Stallings is suspended for 60 days.

Gleison Tibau is suspended for 45 days for a laceration.

John Howard is suspended for 45 days with 30 days of no contact. He requires clearance by his primary care physician.

Patrick Holohan is suspended for 180 days unless he gets his left ankle x-rayed and cleared by a physician.

Johnny Case is suspended for 180 days unless he gets his ribs x-rayed and cleared by a physician.

Frankie Perez is suspended for 30 days.

Charles Rosa is suspended for 60 days with 30 days of no contact. He requires clearance by his primary care physician.

Sean O’Connell is suspended for 30 days for a laceration.

Matt Van Buren is suspended for 180 days unless possible nasal fracture is cleared by physician. If he is cleared, he is still suspended 45 days with 30 days of no contact.

Joby Sanchez is suspended for 30 days if CT scan is normal. He requires clearance for his left orbital.

Tateki Matsuda is suspended for 180 days unless he gets his right knee and foot x-rayed and is cleared by a physician.

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