five fighters were handed indefinite suspensions from the ohio athletic commision following ufc 203
ohio athletic commission has released the medical suspensions following ufc 203, and for five fighters, it’s not looking too good.
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the most prominent suspension belongs to heavyweight contender alistair overeem, as he will be suspended indefinitely following his first round knockout loss to reigning champion stipe miocic the setback marked the 10th career (t)ko loss for the former strikeforce, dream and k-1 world champion. the 36-year-old will also require a ct scan as well as an mri before being allowed to return to active competition.
aside from overeem, four other fighters on the card received similarly indefinite medical suspensions: travis browne, who suffered a broken right index finger in his loss to former champ fabricio werdum, jimmie rivera, who suffered a grizzly eye poke during his decision win over urijah faber, and brad tavares (back) and sean spencer (left hand).
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other notable names include cm punk, who suffered lopsided submission loss to mickey gall, and miocic, as both were handed 45-days suspensions.
ufc 203 went down on sept. 10 at the quicken loans arena in cleveland, ohio.
a complete list of ufc 203’s medical suspensions can be seen below. (h/t mmafighting)
alistair overeem: suspended indefinitely, requires neurological cat scan within five days, mri after 5 days; minimum suspension of 60 days
travis browne: suspended indefinitely, requires orthopedic clearance of right index finger
jimmie rivera: suspended indefinitely, requires ophthalmology clearance
brad tavares: suspended indefinitely, requires medical clearance on lower back
sean spencer: suspended indefinitely, requires medical clearance on left hand
stipe miocic: suspended 45 days, 15 days no contact
phil ‘cm punk’ brooks: suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
jessica eye: suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
michael mcbride: suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
jason gonzalez: suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
jessica andrade: suspended 30 days contact
bethe correia: suspended 30 days no contact
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