The dust has settled from Saturday night’s landmark UFC 129 card and, as usual, with the knockouts, brawls and submissions that card hosted, there come medical suspensions.
MMAJunkie received the full list of medical suspensions as handed down by the Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services’ Office of the Athletics Commissioner.
At 60 days, the lengthiest suspensions given out to the following fighters for the following reasons:
-Georges St-Pierre: Suspended 60 days due to eye injury and must have ophthalmologist’s clearance before returning
-Mark Hominick: Suspended 60 days for precautionary reasons and must have a new CT scan completed
-Randy Couture: Suspended 60 days due to KO and must have a new CT scan completed
-Jason Brilz: Suspended 60 days due to KO and must have a new CT scan completed
-Sean Pierson: Suspended 60 days due to KO and must have a new CT scan completed
-Charlie Valencia: Suspended 60 days due to KO and must have a new CT scan completed
-Kyle Watson: Suspended 60 days due to left-eye laceration and KO and must have a new CT scan completed
The following fighters received either 30-day or 45-day suspensions for suffering facial lacerations in their bouts.
-Jose Aldo: Suspended 30 days due to lacerations
-Mark Bocek: Suspended 30 days due to head laceration
-Nate Diaz: Suspended 45 days due to left-eye laceration
All other fighters on the card (Jake Shields, Lyoto Machida, Vladimir Matyushenko, Ben Henderson, Rory MacDonald, Claude Patrick, Daniel Roberts, Ivan Menjivar, Jason MacDonald, Ryan Jensen, John Makdessi, Pablo Garza and Yves Jabouin) were give 14-day suspensions for precautionary reasons.
UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields went down at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and played host to the largest audience in UFC history.