Dantas Leads Bellator 222 Medical Suspensions

On Friday night, June 14th, Bellator returned to Madison Square Garden with Bellator 222, and on Tuesday, the New York State Athletic Commission released the event’s medical suspensions.

Former Bellator bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas would suffer the biggest suspension for his first round knockout loss by Juan Archuleta, being shut down for 90 days according to MMA Junkie.

Aaron Pico would also suffer a knockout loss by Adam Borics on the main fight of the event’s preliminary card, and handed a 60-day suspension, with Chael Sonnen given a similar sentence, even though he announced his retirement.

All fighters on the card were given mandatory seven-day suspensions from the commission.

The list of medical suspensions longer than the mandatory seven days from Bellator 222 includes:

Neiman Gracie: 14 days.
Chael Sonnen: 60 days.
Kyoji Horiguchi: 30 days.
Darrion Caldwell: 30 days.
Dillon Danis: 30 days.
Max Humphrey: 14 days.
Eduardo Dantas: 90 days.
Adam Borics: 30 days.
Aaron Pico: 60 days.
Heather Hardy: 30 days.
Gustavo Wurlitzer: 14 days.
Oscar Vera: 14 days.
Sebastian Ruiz: 45 days.
Michael Wilcox: 45 days.
Brandon Medina: 14 days.
Nekruz Mirkhojaev: 30 days.
Whitney Francois: 30 days.
Kastroit Xeham: 30 days.
Rena Kubota: 30 days.
Ricky Bandejas: 30 days.

Report: MMA Junkie

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