UFC Vegas 19 Medical Suspensions: Derrick Lewis Could Miss 6 Months

Houston, Texas, USA - February 5, 2020: Derrick Lewis at Ultimate Media Day for UFC 247

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UFC Vegas 19 took place over the weekend at the UFC Apex with a thunderous knockout capping off a big night.

In the main event, Derrick Lewis scored a devastating knockout of Curtis Blaydes in a heavyweight scrap that left the crowd standing on their feet. It was immediately an early candidate for knockout of the year.

Following the event, the medical suspensions from the Nevada State Athletic Commission were announced with Lewis receiving a potential six-month layoff.

Lewis must have an x-ray on his right hand and wrist cleared before returning to action or else he will be out until August 20.

How long will your favorite fighter be on the sidelines?

A full look at the medical suspensions from UFC Vegas 19 can be seen below, via MixedMartialArts.com.

Derrick Lewis defeated Curtis Blaydes by KO (Uppercut, Round 2, 1:26)
•Lewis must have X-ray of right hand & wrist, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no contest until 03/14/21, no contact until 03/07/21.
•Blaydes suspended until 04/22/21, No contact until 04/07/21.

Yana Kunitskaya defeated Ketlen Vieira by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
•Vieira suspended  until 04/07/21, No contact until 03/23/21 – Right forehead laceration.

Darrick Minner defeated Charles Rosa by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 29-27)
•Minner suspended until 03/14/21, No contact until 03/07/21.
​•Rosa must have X-ray of right hand, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no contest until 04/07/21, no contact until 03/23/21 – Forehead laceration.

Chris Daukaus defeated Aleksei Oleinik by TKO (Punches, Round 1, 1:55)
•Daukaus must have X-ray of right hand, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 08/20/21.
​•Olenik suspended until 04/07/21, No contact until 03/23/21.

Phil Hawes defeated Nassourdine Imavov by Majority Decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)
•Hawes suspended until 03/23/21, No contact until 03/14/21 – Left eyebrow & right cheek lacerations.​
•Imavov suspended until 03/23/21, No contact until 03/14/2.

Tom Aspinall defeated Andrei Arlovski by Submission (RNC, Round 2, 1:09)
•Aspinall suspended until 03/23/21, No contact until 03/14/21.
​•Arlovski must have X-ray of right foot, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no contest until 04/07/21, no contact until 03/23/21.

Jared Gordon defeated Danny Chavez by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
•Gordon suspended until 03/23/21, No contact until 03/14/21.​
•Chavez must have X-ray of right foot, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no contest until 04/07/21, no contact until 03/23/21.

John Castaneda defeated Eddie Wineland by TKO (Punches, Round 1, 4:44)
•Castaneda must have X-ray of right hand, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no contest until 03/14/21, no contact until 03/07/21.
​•Wineland suspended until 04/07/21, No contact until 03/23/21 – Left eyebrow and nose lacerations.

Julian Erosa defeated Nate Landwehr by TKO (Flying Knee/Punches, Round 1, 0:56)
•Landwehr must have X-ray of nose, if positive must have ENT Dr clearance or no contest until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no contest until 04/07/21, no contact until 03/23/21.

Casey O’Neill defeated Shana Dobson by TKO (Strikes, Round 2, 3:41)
•O’Neill suspended until 03/23/21, No contact until 03/14/21.​
•Dobson must have left eye cleared by Ophthalmologist or no contest until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no contest until 04/07/21, no contact until 03/23/21 – Blurry vision.

Jamall Emmers vs. Chas Skelly (Bout cancelled – Emmers could not fight at bout time )
•Emmers must have MRI of lumbar, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr or spine specialist clearance or no contest until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no contest until 03/14/21, no contact until 03/07/21 – Back spasms.

Aiemann Zahabi defeated Drako Rodriguez by KO (Punches, Round 1, 3:05)
•Rodriguez suspended until 04/22/21, No contact until 04/07/21.

Sergey Spivac defeated Jared Vanderaa by TKO (Punches, Round 2, 4:32)
•Spivac suspended until 03/14/21, No contact until 03/07/21 ​
•Vanderaa must have nasal bone fracture cleared by ENT Dr or no contest until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no contest until 04/07/21, no contact until 03/23/21 – Eyebrow laceration.

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