UFC 258 Medical Suspensions: Usman Could Miss 6 Months

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The UFC returned to pay-per-view last weekend with UFC 258 featuring a main event for the welterweight championship.

In the main event, Kamaru Usman retained his title with a third-round TKO of Gilbert Burns.

Following the event, the medical suspensions for the pay-per-view were announced with Usman receiving a potential six-month layoff.

Usman must have a right foot x-ray and be cleared by an orthopedic doctor if he wants to be eligible to return before August 13.

How long will your favorite fighter be on the sidelines?

Kamaru Usman defeated Gilbert Burns by TKO (Strikes, Round 3, 0:43)

•Usman must have right foot x-rayed; if positive then must be cleared by orthopedic or sports Dr or no contest until 08/13/21 – minimum suspension no contest until 03/16/21, no contact until 03/07/21.
•Burns suspended until 03/31/21 No contest until 03/16/21 – right eyebrow and left orbital lacerations.

Alexa Grasso defeated Maycee Barber by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-29, 29-28)

•Grasso must have x-ray and MRI of right knee; if positive then must be cleared by orthopedic or sports Dr or no contest until 08/13/21 – minimum suspension no contest until 03/16/21, no contact until 03/07/21.
•Barber must have MRI of right shoulder; if positive then must be cleared by orthopedic or sports Dr and maxillofacial CT Scan; if positive then must be cleared by Oral, Maxillofacial Dr or no contest until 08/13/21 – minimum suspension no contest until 03/16/21, no contact until 03/07/21.

Kelvin Gastelum defeated Ian Heinisch by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

•Heinisch suspended until 03/16/21, No contact until 03/07/21.

Ricky Simon defeated Brian Kelleher by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

•Kelleher suspended until 03/31/21, No contact until 03/16/21.

Julian Marquez defeated Maki Pitolo by Submission (Anaconda Choke, Round 3, 4:17)

•Marquez suspended until 03/16/21, No contact until 03/07/21.
•Pitolo suspended until 03/31/21, No contact until 03/16/21.

Anthony Hernandez defeated Rodolfo Vieira by Submission (Guillotine Choke, Round 2, 1:53) 

•Hernandez must have right hand x-rayed; if positive then must be cleared by orthopedic or sports Dr or no contest until 08/13/21 – minimum suspension no contest until 03/07/21, no contact until 02/28/21.
•Suspend until 04/15/21, No contact until 03/31/21.

Belal Muhammad defeated Dhiego Lima by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

•Lima must have nose x-rayed; if positive then must be cleared by Dr or no contest until 08/13/21 – minimum suspension no contest until 03/31/21, no contact until 03/16/21.

Polyana Viana defeated Mallory Martin by Submission (Armbar, Round 1, 3:18)

•Martin must have MRI of right elbow; if positive then must be cleared by orthopedic or sports Dr or no contest until 08/13/21 – minimum suspension no contest until 03/16/21, no contact until 03/07/21.

Chris Gutierrez defeated Andre Ewell by Unanimous Decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)

•Gutierrez must have nose x-rayed; if positive then must be cleared by Dr or no contest until 08/13/21 – minimum suspension no contest until 03/16/21, no contact until 03/07/21.

Gabe Green defeated Phil Rowe by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

•Green suspended until 03/16/21 No contact until 03/07/21 – laceration under left eye.
•Rowe must have left knee x-rayed; if positive then must be cleared by orthopedic or sports Dr or no contest until 08/13/21 – minimum suspension no contest until 03/16/21, no contact until 03/07/21.

UFC 258 Weigh-In Results: Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns
UFC 258 Weigh-In Results: Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns
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