Sports

UFC 261 clinical suspensions: Chris Weidman faces six-month layoff after damaged leg

Dilapidated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is one amongst six warring parties coping with prolonged clinical suspensions after UFC 261.

Weidman suffered a damaged leg after Uriah Hall checked his leg kick within the outlet seconds of the pay-per-detect bout this past month, and he now faces a six-month clinical suspension, per the Florida Train Boxing Commission, which regulated the event at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla.

The FSBC launched the suspension lengths but did not provide minute print on the nature of the suspensions, citing clinical privateness, but MMA Fighting got some minute print on quite lots of of them. Fundamentally, elephantine suspension phrases observe most effective if an ruin is no longer cleared by a linked doctor, though Weidman’s timetable for return stays unknown within the wake of the serious ruin.

Weidman wasn’t most certainly the greatest one to preserve shut a leg ruin. Jim Crute’s ankle went limp after he took a leg kick from Anthony Smith within the pay-per-detect opener of the UFC 261 battle card.

Listed below are the elephantine suspensions bobbing up from UFC 261, which used to be headlined by a welterweight title rematch between champ Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal.

Jorge Masvidal – 60 days

Zhang Weili – 60 days

Valentina Shevchenko – 180 days

Jessica Andrade – 30 days

Chris Weidman – 180 days, wants orthopedic clearance

Jim Crute – 180 days, wants orthopedic clearance

Brendan Allen – 30 days

Karl Roberson – unfavorable MRI required or 180 days

Pat Sabatini X-Ray or MRI clearance required for ethical thumb or suspended 180 days

Kevin Natividad – 45 days

Kazula Vargas – 180 days

Zhu Rong – 30 days

Liang Na – 45 days

Jeffrey Molina – 14 days

Qileng Aori – 60 days, CT scan required for head and face

Related Articles

Back to top button