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UFC Vegas 41 medical suspensions: Accidents may bench Marvin Vettori, Paulo Costa till subsequent April


Top 5 middleweights Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa headed the UFC Vegas 41 event last Saturday, facing two six-month medical bans after their five-round war. Night (October 23) at the APEX Plant of Action in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Vettori achieved a unanimous victory over “The Eraser”.

Here are the rest of the UFC Vegas 41 injuries and media bans from the folks at MixedMartialArts.com, helpfully compiled by MMA Fighting:

Marvin Vettori: X-rays of both forearms and MRI of the right knee must be available. If positive, approval must be obtained from the orthopedic surgeon or no competition until April 22nd. Minimum suspension no competition until December 8th, no contact until November 23rd
Paulo Costa: Must X-ray on the right foot. If the result is positive, approval must be obtained from the orthopedic surgeon and the left eye must be approved by the ophthalmologist or no competition until April 22nd. Minimum suspension no competition until December 8th no contact until November 23rd
Grant Dawson: Must be obtained by the chest doctor due to a broken 11th rib or no competition by April 22nd. Minimum suspension no competition until November 23rd, no contact until November 14th
Ricky Glenn: Suspended until November 23rd, no contact until November 14th
Joselyne Edwards: Suspended until December 8th, no contact until November 23rd – nose injury
Alex Caceres: Suspended until November 14th no contact until November 7th – lip injury |
Seung Woo Choi: Suspended until December 8th, no contact until November 23rd
Francisco Trinaldo: Must have an x-ray on the left hand. If the result is positive, approval must be obtained from the orthopedic surgeon or no competition must take place until April 22nd. Minimum suspension no competition until November 23rd, no contact until November 14th
Dwight Grant: Suspended until November 23rd, no contact until November 14th
Ike Villanueva: Suspended until December 6th, no contact until November 23rd
Gregory Rodrigues: Suspended until November 23rd, no contact until November 14th
Jun Yong Park: Blocked until December 23rd, no contact until December 8th |
Mason Jones: Must have an MRI of the right knee. If the result is positive, approval must be obtained from the orthopedic surgeon or no competition must take place until April 22nd. Minimum suspension no competition until November 23rd, no contact until November 14th
David Onama: Suspended until November 23rd, no contact until November 14th
Maria Oliveira: Suspended until November 23rd, no contact until November 14th
Laureano Staropoli: Exposed until December 8th, no contact until November 23rd – left eyebrow cuts
Khama worthy: Suspended until December 8th, no contact until November 23rd – lip cut
Jeff Molina: X-ray of the right ankle required. If the result is positive, approval must be obtained from the orthopedic surgeon or no competition must take place until April 22nd. Minimum suspension no competition until November 14th no contact until November 7th |
Daniel Lacerda: Suspended until December 8th, no contact until November 23rd
Livinha Souza: Suspended until November 23rd, no contact until November 14th
Zviad Lazishvili: Must have an x-ray of the right foot. If the result is positive, approval must be obtained from the orthopedic surgeon or no competition must take place until April 22nd. Minimum suspension no competition until November 23rd, no contact until November 14th

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.

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