UFC 239 Medical Suspensions

UFC 239 Medical Suspensions

Here are the UFC 239:

Jon Jones: Needs left foot X-ray. If injury discovered, must have orthopedic doctor’s clearance, or suspended until Jan. 3, 2020; suspended at minimum until Aug. 21 with no contact until Aug. 6

Thiago Santos: Needs left hand X-rayed and MRI of left knee. If injury discovered, must have orthopedic doctor clearance, or suspended until Jan. 3, 2020; suspended at minimum until Aug. 6 with no contact until July 28

Holly Holm: Suspended until Sept. 5 with no contact until Aug. 21

Ben Askren: Suspended until Sept. 5 with no contact until Aug. 21

Luke Rockhold: Needs oral and maxillofacial surgery, doctor’s clearance for fractured left jaw, or suspended until Jan. 3, 2020; suspended at minimum until Sept. 5 with no contact until Aug. 21

Diego Sanchez: suspended until Aug. 6 with no contact until July 28 for hard fight

Michael Chiesa: Needs left hand X-ray. If injury discovered, must have orthopedic doctor’s clearance, or suspended until Jan. 3, 2020

Gilbert Melendez: Suspended until Aug. 21 with no contact until Aug. 6

Marlon Vera: Suspended until Aug. 6 with no contact until July 28

Claudia Gadelha: Needs right hand X-ray. If injury discovered, must have orthopedic doctor’s clearance, or suspended until Jan. 3, 2020

Randa Markos: Needs left hand X-ray. If injury discovered, must have orthopedic doctor’s clearance, or suspended until Jan. 3, 2020

Alejandro Perez: Suspended until Sept. 5 with no contact until Aug. 21 for hard fight

Song Yadong: Needs right foot X-rayed and MRI of left knee. If injury discovered, must have orthopedic doctor clearance, or suspended until Jan. 3, 2020; suspended at minimum until Aug. 6 with no contact until July 28

Jack Marshman: suspended until July 21 with no contact until July 14

Julia Avila: suspended until Aug. 21 with no contact until Aug. 6 for cut above right eye

Pannie Kianzad: suspended until Sept. 5 with no contact until Aug. 21

Notes

* All medical suspensions were issued by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC)

* 16 of the 24 fighters who competed received a medical suspension

* Jon Jones, Thiago Santos, Michael Chiesa, Luke Rockhold, Claudia Gadelha & Song Yadong have the longest potential medical suspensions at 180 days each

* Jack Marshman has the shortest medical suspension at 7 days

Posted by Kelley Tidwell

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