UFC 256 Medical Suspensions: Figueiredo & Moreno Face Lengthy Sits

The UFC 256 medical suspensions have been revealed.

UFC 256 took place on December 12. In the main event, Deiveson Figueiredo put his UFC Flyweight Championship on the line against Brandon Moreno. In a “Fight of the Year” contender, Figueiredo and Moreno went the distance. The bout was ruled a majority draw.

Figueiredo may have a broken right toe and he must be cleared by a doctor. He is also required to undergo an MRI of his right bicep. If positive, he’ll need clearance from an orthopedic doctor, otherwise, he will be shelved under June 11, 2021.

Moreno will need an MRI of his left shoulder and an x-ray of his left forearm. A doctor will need to clear him if he is positive for an injury. Otherwise, he’d also have to sit until June 11.

Here are the rest of the UFC 256 medical suspensions courtesy of The Underground.

UFC 256 Medical Suspensions

•Deiveson Figueiredo must have possible broken right little toe cleared by Dr and must have MRI of right bicep, if positive then must have orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 06/11/21; minimum suspension no contest until 02/11/21, no contact until 01/27/21.

•Brandon Moreno must have MRI of left shoulder and x-ray of left forearm, if positive must have Dr clearance or no contest until 06/11/21; minimum suspension no contest until 01/27/21, no contact until 01/12/21.

•Charles Oliveira suspended until 01/12/21, No contact until 01/03/21 – cut over left eyebrow.

•Tony Ferguson must have MRI of left elbow, if positive must have orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 06/11/21; minimum suspension no contest until 01/27/21, no contact until 01/12/21.

•Mackenzie Dern must have facial CT to rule out nasal fracture, if positive must have ENT Dr clearance and left hand x-rayed if positive then must have orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 06/12/21; minimum suspension no contest until 01/27/21, no contact until 01/12/21. 

 

•Virna Jandiroba suspended until 01/12/21 No contact until 01/03/21 – hard fight.

•Ronald Carvalho Dos Santos (AKA Jacare Souza) suspended until 02/11/21, No contact until 01/27/21.

•Junior Dos Santos suspended until 02/11/21 No contact until 01/27/21.

•Cub Swanson must have right hand x-rayed, if positive must have orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 06/12/21; minimum suspension no contest until 01/12/21, no contact until 01/03/21.

•Daniel Pineda suspended until 02/11/21, No contact until 01/27/21.

•Renato Moicano suspended until 02/11/21, No contact until 01/27/21.

•Billy Quarantillo suspended until 01/21/21, No contact until 01/03/21- left eye laceration.

•Sam Hughes must have left eye cleared by ophthalmologist or no contest until 06/11/21; minimum suspension no contest until 01/27/21, no contact until 01/12/21.

•Peter Barrett must have MRI of right knee, if positive must have Dr clearance or no contest until 06/11/21; minimum suspension no contact until 01/12/21.

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