6 Medically Suspended Following UFC 227

The Calfornia State Athletic Commission has officially released the names of fighters who have received medical suspensions following UFC 227, which took place on Aug. 4 in Los Angeles.

The biggest name to be featured on the list is Cody Garbrandt, who suffered a broken right hand in his first-round TKO loss to T.J. Dillashaw in the bantamweight title main event. Garbrandt must be cleared by a doctor following his injury or sit out a minimum of 180 days before returning to the Octagon.

Other fighters on the list include Kevin Holland, the Contender Series fighter who stepped up to fight in the opener of the card’s pay-per-view portion, and Brett Johns, who fought in the featured prelim bout. Both suffered losses in widely praised fights.

The following is the full medical suspension list from UFC 227:

  • Brett Johns: Suspended indefinitely or until cleared for facial injury, possible orbital fracture
  • Cody Garbrandt: Suspended 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for possible fracture to right hand; minimum suspension of 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact due to KO loss
  • Kevin Holland: Suspended 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for laceration to left eyelid
  • Alex Perez: Suspended 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for laceration to left eyebrow
  • Wuliji Buren: Suspended 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for laceration to top of scalp; minimum suspension of 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact due to KO loss
  • Jose Torres: Suspended 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact due to KO loss

Original Story: MMA Fighting

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