UFC Fight Night 80 Medical Suspensions: Namajunas Faces Potential Six-Month Hiatus

Rose Namajunas slowed the Paige VanZant hype train at UFC Fight Night 80 last week, submitting the red-hot strawweight midway through the fifth round.

rose-namajunas-UFN80-scrum2-750Though she was victorious, Namajunas landed on the medical suspension list, and could potentially be on the sidelines until June of next year.

VanZant received a minimal suspension, but should be cleared for action early in 2016.

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The Nevada Athletic Commission released the full medical suspensions to MMAWeekly.com on Monday.

UFC Fight Night 80: Namajunas vs. VanZant took place on Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas.

UFC Fight Night 80 Medical Suspensions

Rose Namajunas: Must have her left hand x-rayed. If positive, she must be cleared by a doctor or she is suspended until June 10, 2016.

Paige VanZant: Suspended until Jan. 25, with no contact until Jan. 10.

Michael Chiesa: Suspended until Jan. 10, with no contact until Jan. 1.

Jim Miller: Suspended until Jan. 1, 2016, with no contact until Dec. 25.

Cody Pfister: Suspended until Jan. 10, with no contact until Jan. 1.

Elias Theodorou: Must have his right hand x-rayed. If positive, he must be cleared by a doctor or he is suspended until June 10. His minimum suspension is until Jan. 25, with no contact until Jan. 10.

John Howard: Suspended until Jan. 25, with no contact until Jan. 10.

Sergio Moraes: Must have his left hand x-rayed. If positive, he must be cleared by a doctor or he is suspended until Jun 10. His minimum suspension is until Jan. 10, with no contact until Jan. 1.

Omari Akhmedov: Suspended until Jan. 10, with no contact until Jan. 1.

Kevin Casey: Must be cleared by an Ophthalmologist or he is suspended until June 10.

Aljamain Sterling: Must have an MRI by Dec. 18.

Johnny Eduardo: Suspended until Jan. 25, with no contact until Jan. 10.

Andreas Stahl: Suspended until Jan. 25, with no contact until Jan. 10.

Emily Kagan: Must get Orthopedic clearance on her left knee or she is suspended until June 10. Her minimum suspension is until Jan. 10, with no contact until Jan. 1.

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