Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson went down over the weekend at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio and saw one belt change hands, one champion keep her title, and two fighters establish themselves as contenders in their division by netting convincing wins. MMAJunkie.com has gotten their hands on the medical suspension list handed down by the Ohio State Athletic Commission to fighters who competed on the card.
Late replacement Billy Vaughan took home a 30 day suspension for precautionary reasons following his first round submission loss to Jorge Gurgel. Jason Riley was also handed down a 30 day suspension as a result of his TKO loss to Jason Freeman.
JP Felty was given a 60 day suspension for precautionary reasons for his knockout to John Kuhner, joining former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante, who was given a 60 day precautionary suspension for his KO defeat at the right hand of Dan Henderson.
Mitch Whitesel took home the only 90 day suspension following his submission win over Marc Cofer, per the OSAC’s mandated rest period for accumulated bouts (Whitesel has fought once a month since December).
Ian Rammel, Jason Riley (in addition to his 30 day suspension), Billy Evangelista and Jorge Masvidal were all issued indefinite suspensions pending clearances by specific doctors (Riley and Evangelista must be cleared by an ophthalmologist, Masvidal by an orthopedist, Rammel must be generally medically cleared).