UFC 216: Ray Borg Faces Six Month Medical Suspension

Following his fifth round submission loss to Demetrious Johnson, UFC flyweight title challenger Ray Borg is one list of six fighters to receive potential six-month medical suspensions in the aftermath of UFC 216.

Borg  is now forced to sit out a minimum of six months or seek orthopedic clearance on his right fourth finger if he wishes to return sooner, per the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Other fighters earning six month medical suspensions included Evan Dunham (blurred vision), Thales Leites (right orbital fracture). Marco Beltran (thumb), Matt Schnell (right forearm), and Poliana Bothelho (right elbow and thumb).

A complete list of UFC 216’s medical suspensions can be seen below.

Ray Borg: Requires right fourth finger to be cleared by orthopedic doctor or no contest until 04/06/18; minimum suspension of no contest until 11/07, no contact until 10/29

Evan Dunham: Requires ophthalmologist clearance on blurred vision or no contest until 04/06/18; minimum suspension of no contest until 12/07, no contact until 11/22

Poliana Botelho: Requires right elbow and right thumb to be cleared by orthopedic doctor or no contest until 04/06/18; minimum suspension of no contest until 11/07, no contact until 10/29

Matt Schnell: Requires right forearm to be x-rayed, if possible then requires clearance by orthopedic doctor or no contest until 04/06/18

Marco Beltran: Requires right left thumb to be x-rayed and cleared by orthopedic doctor or no contest until 04/06/18; minimum suspension of no contest until 11/07, no contact until 10/29

Thales Leites: Requires possible right orbital fracture to be cleared by ophthalmologist or no contest until 04/06/18; minimum suspension of no contest until 11/22, no contact until 11/07

Lando Vannata: Suspended until 12/07, no contact until 11/22

Tom Duquesnoy: Suspended until 11/22, no contact until 11/07

Bobby Green: Suspended until 11/22, no contact until 11/07

Magomed Bibulatov: Suspended until 11/22, no contact until 11/07

Kevin Lee: Suspended until 11/07, no contact until 10/29 due to possible left eye corneal abrasion

Cody Stamann: Suspended until 11/07, no contact until 10/29

Pearl Gonzalez: Suspended until 11/07, no contact until 10/29

Mara Romero Borella: Must repeat MRI of the brain in six months, due 04/07/18

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