UFC Vegas 42 Medical Suspensions: Holloway, Rodriguez Avoid Lengthy Layoffs

RIO DE JANEIRO, MAY 31, 2017: Fighter Max Holloway open workout in the UFC, at Barra Tijuca Mall in Rio de Janeiro.

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UFC Vegas 42 took place over the weekend with a thrilling five-round war in the main event at the UFC Apex.

In the main event, former featherweight champion Max Holloway edged out Yair Rodriguez in an epic battle via unanimous decision.

Following the event, the Nevada State Athletic Commission announced the full list of medical layoffs. Luckily for fans who want to see Holloway and Rodriguez back in action sooner rather than later, the main event participants avoided lengthy suspensions.

How long will your favorite fighter be sidelined?

A full look at the UFC Vegas 42 medical suspensions can be seen below, via MixedMartialArts.com.


UFC Vegas 42 Medical Suspensions

Max Holloway def. Yair Rodriguez by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 48-47)

  • Holloway suspended until 12/14/21. No contact until 12/05/21 – Laceration above right eye & hard fight
  • Rodriguez suspended until 12/29/21. No contact until 12/14/21 – Laceration repair

Marcos Rogerio de Lima def. Ben Rothwell by TKO, round 1 (0:32)

  • Rogerio de Lima must have right hand x-ray. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 05/13/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 12/14/21, no contact until 12/05/21
  • Rothwell must have nose x-ray. If positive, must have ENT clearance or no contest until 05/13/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 12/29/21, no contact until 12/14/21

Felicia Spencer def. Leah Letson by TKO, round 3 (4:25)

  • Spencer facing no suspension
  • Letson suspended until 12/29/21. No contact until 12/14/21

Khaos Williams def. Miguel Baeza by TKO, round 3 (1:02)

  • Williams must have right hand x-ray. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 05/13/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 12/05/21, no contact until 11/28/21
  • Baeza suspended until 12/29/21. No contact until 12/14/21

Song Yadong def. Julio Arce by TKO, round 2 (1:35)

  • Yadong facing no suspension
  • Arce suspended until 12/29/21. No contact until 12/14/21

Joel Alvarez def. Thiago Moises by TKO, round 1 (3:01)

  • Alvarez facing no suspension
  • Moises suspend until 12/29/21. No contact until 12/14/21 – Left scalp laceration

Andrea Lee def. Cynthia Calvillo by TKO, round 2 (corner stoppage)

  • Lee must have left hand and left foot x-rays. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 05/13/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 12/14/21, no contact until 12/05/21
  • Calvillo must have right inferior orbital wall fracture cleared by ophthalmologist, ENT or OMF doctor clearance, or no contest until 05/13/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 01/13/22, no contact until 12/29/21

Sean Woodson def. Collin Anglin by TKO, round 1 (4:30)

  • Woodson facing no suspension
  • Anglin suspended until 12/14/21. No contact until 12/05/21

Courtney Casey def. Liana Jojua by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

  • Casey must have right hand x-ray. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 05/13/22
  • Jojua must have broken nose cleared by ENTdoctor or no contest until 05/13/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 12/29/21, no contact until 12/14/21

Rafael Alves def. Marc Diakiese by submission, round 1 (1:48)

  • Alves facing no suspension
  • Diakiese suspended until 11/28/21. No contact until 11/21/21

Da Un Jung def. Kennedy Nzechukwu by KO, round 1

  • Jung facing no suspension
  • Nzechukwu suspended until 12/29/21. No contact until 12/14/21
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