UFC 263 Medical Suspensions: Three Fighters Face Six Months Off

The new flyweight champion Brandon Moreno, Jamahal Hill, and Terrance McKinney are potentially looking at six months on the sidelines after UFC 263. Hill had his elbow dislocated when he suffered a first-round TKO loss to Paul Craig in the main card opener. Fight Sports acquired a full list of the UFC 263 medical suspensions handed out by the Nevada Athletic Commission from MixedMartialArts.com, the Association of Boxing Commission’s official record keeper.

Carlos Felipe defeated Jake Collier by split-decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Felipe is suspended 45 days for a right eye laceration and can have no contact for 30 days
Collier is suspended 30 days as a precaution after a “hard bout,” and can have no contact for 21 days

Fares Ziam defeated Luigi Vendramini by majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
Ziam is suspended 30 days as a precaution after a “hard bout,” and can have no contact for 21 days
Vendramini is suspended 30 days as a precaution after a “hard bout,” and can have no contact for 21 days

Steven Peterson defeated Chase Hooper by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Hooper suspended 7 days
Peterson suspended 7 days

Terrence McKinney defeated Matt Frevola by knockout in round 1
Frevola is suspended 45 days, due to the knockout. He can have no contact for 30 days
McKinney is suspended 180 days, needs an MRI of his right knee and clearance letter from an orthopedic doctor. He can have no contact for 30 days.

Pannie Kianzad defeated Alexis Davis by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Kianzad can have no contact for 21 days and is suspended 30 days as a precaution after a “hard bout”
Davis can have no contact for 21 days and is suspended 30 days as a precaution after a “hard bout”

Movsar Evloev defeated Hakeem Dawodu by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
Evloev suspended for seven days
Dawodu suspended for 14 days

Lauren Murphy defeated Joanne Calderwood by split-decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Murphy is suspended for 45 days due to a right eyebrow laceration. Can have no contact for 30 days
Calderwood is suspended for 30 days as a precaution after a “hard bout.” She can have no contact for 21 days

Eryk Anders defeated Darren Stewart by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27)
Anders suspended for seven days
Stewart suspended for 14 days

Brad Riddell defeated Drew Dober by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Dober suspended 45 days due to two lacerations. Needs orthopedic clearance for right hip (pain)
Riddell suspended 45 days for multiple lacerations

Paul Craig defeated Jamahal Hill by TKO, round 1
Craig suspended for seven days
Hill suspended 180 days for dislocated elbow. He will require clearance from an orthopedic doctor

Belal Muhammad defeated Demian Maia by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Maia is suspended for 30 days as a precaution after a “hard bout,” and can have no contact for 21 days
Muhammad suspended 30 days for multiple lacerations

Leon Edwards defeated Nate Diaz by unanimous decision (49-46. 49-46, 49-46)
Edwards is suspend 30 days as a precaution after a “hard bout.” He can have no contact for 21 days
Nate Diaz suspended 45 days for multiple lacerations

Brandon Moreno defeated Deiveson Figueiredo by submission, round 3
Figueiredo suspended for 30 days as a precaution after a “hard bout”
Moreno is suspended for 180 days for right foot. Needs clearance by orthopedic doctor. He can have no contact for 30 days

Israel Adesanya defeated Marvin Vettori by unanimous decision
Adesanya suspended for seven days
Vettori suspended 30 days as a precaution after a “hard bout”

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