UFC 269 Medical Suspensions: Five Fighters Sidelined For Six Months

Five participants were given six-month medical restrictions after leaving UFC 269 on Saturday.

Sean O’Malley, who defeated Raulian Paiva on the main card of the pay-per-view event at T-Mobile Arena, was among those given prospective 180-day suspensions by the Nevada Athletic Commission, along with Pedro Munhoz, Erin Blanchfield and Randy Costa.

On Tuesday, MMA Junkie obtained a complete list of medical suspensions from MixedMartialArts.com, the Association of Boxing Commissions’ official record keeper (ABC). Suspensions for all athletes can be lifted earlier if a doctor has cleared them.

  • Charles Oliveira: Suspended until Jan. 11, no contact until Jan. 2
  • Dustin Poirier: Suspended until Jan. 11, no contact until Jan. 2
  • Amanda Nunes: Suspended until Jan. 26, no contact until Jan. 11
  • Julianna Pena: Suspended until Jan. 11, no contact until Jan. 2
  • Geoff Neal: Suspended until Jan. 11, no contact until Jan. 2
  • Santiago Ponzinibbio: Suspended until Jan. 26, no contact until Jan. 11 — right eye laceration
  • Cody Garbrandt: Suspended until Jan. 26, no contact until Jan. 11
  • Sean O’Malley: Must have X-ray and MRI on right hand/base of thumb. If positive, must receive clearance from an orthopedic doctor or no contest until June 10. Minimum suspension no contest until Jan. 11, no contact until Jan. 2
  • Raelian Paiva: Suspended until Jan. 26, no contact until Jan. 11
  • Josh Emmett: Suspended until Jan. 26, no contact until Jan. 11
  • Dan Ige: Suspended until Jan. 11, no contact until Jan. 2
  • Pedro Munhoz: Must have X-ray on right foot. If positive, must receive clearance from an orthopedic doctor or no contest until June 10. Minimum suspension no contest until Jan. 26, no contact until Jan. 11
  • Augusto Sakai: Suspended until Feb. 10, no contact until Jan. 26 — left upper lip laceration
  • Jordan Wright: Suspended until Jan. 26, no contact until Jan. 11
  • Miranda Maverick: Must have X-ray on left foot. If positive, must receive clearance from an orthopedic doctor or no contest until June 10. Minimum suspension no contest until Jan. 11, no contact until Jan. 2
  • Ryan Hall: Suspended until Jan. 26, no contact until Jan. 11 — laceration under right eye
  • Tony Kelley: Left shoulder must receive clearance from orthopedic doctor or no contest until June 10. Minimum suspension no contest until Jan. 11, no contact until Jan. 2
  • Gillian Robertson: Suspended until Jan. 11, no contact until Jan. 2

 

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