Pettis-Blaydes Headline UFC Nashville Injuries

Even though they got the victory at UFC Nashville, Anthony Pettis and Curtis Blaydes have been handed potential 180-day medical suspensions.

On Monday, the Tennessee Athletic Commission released the event’s finalized medical suspension report, headlined by Pettis, who knocked out Stephen Thompson in the main event, and Blaydes who would dominate Justin Willis for a unanimous decision.

Joining Pettis and Blaydes with potential 180 days off were Luis Pena, Maycee Barber, and JJ Aldrich.

UFC Nashville took place March 23 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. The night’s main card aired live on ESPN+.

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

Anthony Pettis: Requires clearance from ENT or suspended 180 days; mandatory 30-day suspension
Curtis Blaydes: Requires x-ray and physician clearance on right foot or suspended 180 days; mandatory 30-day suspension
Luis Pena: Requires physician clearance on right shoulder and right lower ribs or suspended 180 days; mandatory 30-day suspension
Maycee Barber: Requires x-ray and physician clearance on right hand or suspended 180 days; mandatory 30-day suspension
JJ Aldrich: Requires ophthalmologist clearance or suspended 180 days; mandatory 60-day suspension due to TKO
Stephen Thompson: Mandatory 60-day suspension due to KO; suspended 30 days no contact
Frankie Saenz: Mandatory 60-day suspension due to TKO; suspended 30 days no contact
Steven Peterson: Suspended 45 days due to hard bout
Ryan MacDonald: Mandatory 45-day suspension for scalp laceration
Justin Willis: Suspended 30 days due to hard bout
Jesus Pinedo: Suspended 30 days due to hard bout, rest for left leg hematoma; suspended 14 days no contact
Jussier Formiga: Mandatory 30-day suspension for left scalp laceration
Bryce Mitchell: Suspended 30 days due to hard bout
Alexis Davis: Mandatory 30-day suspension for left scalp laceration; suspended 14 days no contact
Bobby Moffett: Suspended 14 days due to hard bout, 7 days no contact

Initial Report: MMA Fighting

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