‘WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber’ medical suspensions


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Suspensions have been released from this past weekend’s WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber event. Eight fighters have been suspended a length six months for a variety of broken bones and knee injuries. Brandon Fisher and former champion Mike Thomas Brown received 45 days. Here is the complete list:

Brandon Visher: suspended 45 days as a precautionary measure

Mike Brown: suspended 45 days as a precautionary measure

Urijah Faber: suspended six months or until he is cleared by a physician for his left thigh
and knee injury

Leonard Garcia: suspended six months or until medically cleared for a possible right hand fracture

Chan Sung Jung: suspended six months or until medically cleared for a right distal ulna shaft fracture (the distal ulna is in the forearm near the wrist), as well as two months for a facial laceration

Antonio Banuelos: suspended six months or until medically cleared for a possible nasal fracture

Scott Jorgensen: suspended six months or until medically cleared for a possible left metacarpal fracture

Anthony Pettis: suspended six months or until medically cleared for a fracture in his right foot

Brad Pickett: suspended six months or until medically cleared for a left clavicle fracture

Demetrious Johnson: suspended six months or until medically cleared for a dislocation and fracture of his right thumb

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