UFC Vegas 38 Medical Suspensions: Santos, Walker, 4 Others Face 6-Months Off

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, October 28, 2017. UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida. Average weight category fight – Thiago de Lima Santos “Marreta” vs. Jack Hermansson.

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UFC Vegas 38 took place over the weekend at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In the main event, Thiago Santos earned a close unanimous decision victory over Johnny Walker.

Following Saturday’s event, the Nevada State Athletic Commission released the medical suspensions from UFC Vegas 38. A total of six fighters face potential six-month layoffs, including Santos and Walker.

Santos must have his left ring finger, left foot, left knee, and left ribs cleared by an orthopedic doctor, while Walker must have his left foot x-rayed, If they are not cleared, both fighters would be on the sidelines until April 1, 2022.

A full look at the UFC Vegas 38 medical suspensions can be seen below, via MixedMartialArts.com.


UFC Vegas 38 Medical Suspensions

Thiago Santos def. Johnny Walker by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)

  • Santos must have left ring finger, left foot, left knee and left ribs x-rays. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 04/01/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 11/02/21, no contact until 10/24/21
  • Walker must have left foot x-ray. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 04/01/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 11/02/21, no contact until 10/24/21

Kevin Holland vs. Kyle Daukaus ends in no-contest (accidental clash of heads)

  • Holland suspended until 11/02/21. No contact until 10/24/21 – Lower lip laceration
  • Daukaus facing no suspension

Niko Price def. Alex Oliveira by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Price must have left knee x-ray. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 04/01/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 10/24/21, no contact until 10/17/21 – Left eyebrow laceration
  • Oliveira suspended until 11/02/21. No contact until 10/24/21

Krzysztof Jotko def. Misha Cirkunov by split-decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

  • Jotko must have left foot x-ray. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 04/01/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 10/24/21, no contact until 10/17/21
  • Cirkunov suspended until 11/02/21. No contact until 10/24/21

Alexander Hernandez def. Mike Breeden by knockout in round 1 (1:20)

  • Hernandez facing no suspension
  • Breeden suspended until 11/17/21. No contact until 11/02/21

Jared Gordon def. Joe Solecki by split-decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

  • Gordon suspended until 10/24/21. No contact until 10/17/21 – Head laceration
  • Solecki suspended until 11/02/21. No contact until 10/24/21 – Forehead laceration

Casey O’Neill def. Antonina Shevchenko by technical knockout in round 2 (4:47)

  • O’Neill facing no suspension
  • Shevchenko suspended until 11/17/21. No contact until 11/02/21 – Multiple facial abrasions

Karol Rosa def. Bethe Correia by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)

  • Rosa facing no suspension
  • Correia suspended until 11/17/21. No contact until 11/02/21

Jamie Mullarkey def. Devonte Smith by technical knockout in round 2 (2:51)

  • Mullarkey suspended until 11/02/21. No contact until 10/24/21 – Chipped tooth #9
  • Smith must have right orbital fracture cleared by ophthalmologist or ENT doctor or no contest until 04/01/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 11/17/21, no contact until 11/02/21

Douglas Silva de Andrade def. Gaetano Pirrello by knockout in round 1 (2:04)

  • de Andrade facing no suspension
  • Pirrello suspended until 11/17/21. No contact until 11/02/21

Stephanie Egger def. Shanna Young by technical knockout in round 2 (2:22)

  • Egger facing no suspension
  • Young suspended until 10/24/21. No contact until 10/17/21

Alejandro Perez def. Johnny Eduardo by submission in round 2 (4:13)

  • Perez suspended until 11/02/21. No contact until 10/24/21 – Forehead laceration
  • Eduardo must have his right orbital fracture cleared by ENT dcotr or no contest until 04/01/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 10/24/21, no contact until 10/17/21
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