UFC 234: Adesanya-Silva Handed Six-Month Suspensions

On Wednesday, the injury and medical suspensions for UFC 234 were released with both main eventers topping the list.

According to a report first put out by MixedMartialArts.com, Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva have been hit with 180 day suspensions due to injuries to Adesanya’s left eye and Silva for his right eye. While both men were handed a six-month suspension, they both are allowed to return sooner once cleared by an ophthalmologist, Adesanya is suspended for a minimum of seven days, while Silva is suspended for a minimum of 30 days with 21 days of no contact.

Five other fighters were handed similar 180-day suspension.

The full results are available below.

Israel Adesanya: suspended 180 days or until cleared by ophthalmologist for left eye; suspended a minimum of seven days.

Anderson Silva: suspended 180 days or until cleared by ophthalmologist for right eye; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Ricky Simon: suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor for right shoulder and right hand; suspended a minimum of 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Rani Yahya: suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact for hard bout.

Montana De La Rosa: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Nadia Kassem: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Jim Crute: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Sam Alvey: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO.

Devonte Smith: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Dong Hyun Ma: suspended 180 days or until cleared by X-ray for left shin; suspended a minimum of 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Shane Young: suspended 180 days or until cleared by X-ray for right foot; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Austin Arnett: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Kai Kara-France: suspended 180 days or until cleared by MRI for right wrist; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Raulian Paiva: suspended 45 days for left brow laceration and 30 days no contact.

Kyung Ho Kang: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Teruto Ishihara: suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact for TKO.

Lando Vannata: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Marcos Mariano: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Jalin Turner: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Callan Potter: suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact for TKO.

Jonathan Martinez: suspended 180 days or until cleared by orthopedist for left elbow; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Wuliji Buren: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact for right toe laceration.

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