UFC 231 Medical Suspensions: Ortega Receives Six Months

Following a performance that exhibited his heart, Brian Ortega will need to have medical clearance before returning to the Octagon.

Ortega, who was willing to “die” in the main event of UFC 231 against featherweight champion Max Holloway, was given a six-month medical suspension following his fourth round doctor’s stoppage loss on December 8th.

The Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, who regulated the Toronto based event, released the medical suspensions on Monday evening, which was first reported by MMA Fighting.

The full list of medical suspensions from UFC 231 can be seen below:

Max Holloway: Suspended 30 days
Brian Ortega: Suspended 180 days or until medically cleared
Valentina Shevchenko: Suspended 30 days
Joanna Jedrzejczyk: Suspended 30 days
Gunnar Nelson: Suspended 30 days and needs medical clearance
Alex Oliveira: Suspended 30 days and needs medical clearance
Hakeem Dawodu: Suspended 14 days
Kyle Bochniak: Suspended 30 days and needs medical clearance
Thiago “Marreta” Santos: Suspended 14 days
Jimi Manuwa: Suspended 60 days and needs medical clearance
Nina Ansaroff: Suspended 14 days and needs medical clearance
Claudia Gadelha: Suspended 14 days
Gilbert Burns: Suspended 14 days
Olivier Aubin-Mercier: Suspended 14 days
Jessica Eye: Suspended 30 days
Katlyn Chookagian: Suspended 30 days
Elias Theodorou: Suspended 30 days
Eryk Anders: Suspended 30 days and needs medical clearance
Brad Katona: Suspended 14 days
Matthew Lopez: Suspended 30 days
Dhiego Lima: Suspended 14 days
Chad Laprise: Suspended 180 days or until medically cleared
Diego Ferreira: Suspended 14 days
Kyle Nelson: Suspended 60 days
Aleksandar Rakic: Suspended 14 days
Devin Clark: Suspended 60 days and needs medical clearance

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