Jared Cannonier may be out longer than Kelvin Gastelum after UFC Vegas 34

Spread the love


Jared Cannonier faces a potential six-month medical ban after battling Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 34.

Cannonier (14-5) made a unanimous decision against Gastelum (17-8) at UFC Vegas 34 held on Aug. 21 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, for a six-month medical suspension pending X-ray of his right foot. Other bouts that have been banned for six months include Alexandre Pantoja, Brandon Royval and Josiane Nunes.

Full medical bans from UFC Vegas 34 (courtesy of MixedMartialArts.com) include:

Jared Cannonier: Must have an x-ray of the right foot. If positive, an orthopedic doctor’s certificate must be available or no competition by 02/18/22.

Kelvin Gastelum: Suspended until 09/21/21. No contact until 09.12.21

Mark O. Madsen: No lock

Sound guide: No suspension

Parker doorman: Suspended until 09/21/21. No contact until 09.12.21

Chase Sherman: Suspended until 09/21/21. No contact until 21.09. – Right foot and thumb pain

Saidyokhub Kakhramonov: No suspension.

Trevin Jones: No suspension.

Vinc Pichel: A laceration over the left eyebrow must be removed by 09/21/21 or no competition. No contact until 09/21/12.

Austin Hubbard: Suspended until 09/21/21. No contact until 09/21/12.

Alexandre Pantoja: Must have an MRI of the left knee. If the result is positive, a doctor’s certificate for orthopedics or sports medicine must be available or no competition must be available by 02/18/22. Minimum suspension, no competition or contact, until 09/21/21.

Brandon Royal: Must have an orbital CatScan. If positive, approval must be given by an ENT doctor or oral surgeon or no competition must be available by 02/18/22. Minimum suspension no competition until 21.09.21, no contact until 21.05.

Austin Lingo: Suspended until 06/10/21. No contact until 21.09. – Bilateral cuts near the eyes.

Luis Saldana: Must have x-rays of the left foot and left hand. If positive, an orthopedic doctor’s certificate must be available or no competition by 02/18/22. Minimum ban no contest until 21.10.21, no contact until 21.09.21.

Brian Kelleher: No suspension.

Domingo Pilarte: Must have an MRI of the left knee. If positive, an orthopedic doctor’s certificate must be available or no competition by 02/18/22. Minimum ban no competition until 21.09.21, no contact until 21.09.

Josiane Nunes: Must have an x-ray of the left foot. If positive, an orthopedic doctor’s certificate must be available or no competition by 02/18/22. Minimum ban no competition until 21.09.21, no contact until 21.05.

Bea Malecki: Closed until October 21, 21. No contact until 06/10/21 /

Ignacio Bahamonez: Suspended until 06/10/21. No contact until 21.09. – face seams /

Roosevelt Roberts: Closed until October 21, 21. No contact until 06/10/21.

Just a quick reminder: fighters often return much quicker if doctors give them the green light. The lengthy bans are in most cases just a precautionary measure. In addition, not all injuries are recorded at follow-up and often show up in follow-up exams.

For full UFC Vegas 34 results and coverage, click here.