UFC Atlantic City Medical Suspensions

Following his TKO loss to Kevin Lee, Edson Barboza headlined the list of fighters issued an indefinite medical suspension following last week’s UFC Atlantic City event.

In a list released on Monday by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board, Barboza is one of ten fighters who will need clearance from a doctor before being able to return active competition, due to potential injuries to his head and facial bones.

UFC Atlantic City took place April 21 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and a full list of medical suspensions can be seen below.

Edson Barboza: Suspended indefinitely pending CT scan of head and facial bones; minimum suspension of 60 days no contest, 30 days no contact due to TKO and facial lacerations
Justin Willis: Suspended indefinitely pending x-rays of ribs and right hip/groin; minimum suspension of 30 days
David Branch: Suspended indefinitely pending x-rays of lower left leg
Brett Johns: Suspended indefinitely pending neurological exam; minimum suspension of 45 days
Aljamain Sterling: Suspended indefinitely pending X-rays of left ankle/foot
Jim Miller: Suspended indefinitely pending CT scan of head and orbital bones; minimum suspension of 60 days no contest, 21 days no contact due to KO loss
Ryan LaFlare: Suspended indefinitely pending X-rays of left knee and left elbow; minimum suspension of 14 days no contact
Siyar Bahadurzada: Suspended indefinitely pending X-rays of right hand and right ribs
Luan Chagas: Suspended indefinitely pending CT scan of head and abdomen, plus neurological exam; minimum suspension of 60 days no contest, 21 days no contact due to KO loss
Patrick Cummins: Suspended indefinitely pending CT scan of head and abdomen; minimum suspension of 60 days due to right eye laceration
Thiago Santos: Suspended 60 days no contest, 21 days no contact due to KO loss
Keita Nakamura: Suspended 45 days due to eyelid laceration
Kevin Lee: Suspended 30 days no contact
Chase Sherman: Suspended 30 days
Ricky Simon: Suspended 30 days
Merab Dvalishvili: Suspended 30 days no contest, 15 days no contact
Cub Swanson: Suspended 14 days no contact
Alex Garcia: Suspended 14 days no contact

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