MMAJunkie.com has released the list of medical suspensions handed down by the The Michigan Unarmed Combat Commission to the fighters who competed on Saturday night’s UFC 123 fight card.
Main-card fighter George Sotiropoulos, who submitted Joe Lauzon in a bout that earned “Fight of the Night” honors, was suspended indefinitely due to a poke to the eye suffered in his fight. Sotiropoulos was sent to the hospital after the show, and stated afterward that no permanent damage had been done and that he expected no problems with it.
The rest of the suspensions are as follows, props again to MMAJunkie.com.
– Mike Lullo: Suspended indefinitely, must be cleared by a physician before returning to competition. Even if cleared, he faces a minimum suspension of 30 days for precautionary reasons.
– Matt Hughes: Suspended 60 days with no contact during training for 60 days for precautionary reasons.
– Karo Parisyan: Suspended 30 days with no contact during training for 30 days for precautionary reasons.
– T.J. O’Brien: Suspended 30 days with no contact during training for 30 days for precautionary reasons.