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