UFC Vegas 45 Medical Suspensions: Cub Swanson, 5 Others Face 6 Months Off

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship wrapped up its 2021 schedule with UFC Vegas 45 last weekend. In the final fight of the year, heavyweight Derrick Lewis scored another devastating knockout over Chris Daukaus.

Following the event, the Nevada State Athletic Commission handed down the medical suspensions for UFC Vegas 45 with Cub Swanson and five others potentially facing six months on the sidelines.

How long will your favorite fighter be out of action?

A full look at the UFC Vegas 45 medical suspensions can be seen below, via MixedMartialArts.com.


UFC Vegas 45 Medical Suspensions

Derrick Lewis def. Chris Daukaus by TKO, round 1 (3:36)

  • Lewis facing no suspension
  • Daukaus suspended until 02/17/22. No contact until 02/02/22 – Laceration repair on nose

Belal Muhammad def. Stephen Thompson by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26)

  • Muhammad facing no suspension
  • Thompson suspended until 02/02/22. No contact until 01/18/22 – Laceration repair on right eyelid

Amanda Lemos def. Angela Hill by split-decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

  • Lemos suspended until 01/18/22. No contact until 01/09/22 – Hard fight
  • Hill suspended until 01/18/22. No contact until 01/09/22

Ricky Simon def. Raphael Assuncao by KO, round 2 (2:14)

  • Simon facing no suspension
  • Assuncao must have a left knee MRI. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 06/17/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 02/02/22, no contact until 01/18/22

Mateusz Gamrot def. Diego Ferreira by TKO, round 2 (3:26)

  • Gamrot facing no suspension
  • Ferreira suspended until 01/18/22. No contact until 01/09/22

Cub Swanson def. Darren Elkins by TKO, round 1 (2:12)

  • Swanson must have right-hand long finger X-ray. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 06/17/22
  • Elkins suspended until 02/02/22. No contact until 01/18/22 – Laceration repair under right eye

Gerald Meeschaert def. Dustin Stoltzfus by submission, round 3 (2:58)

  • Meerschaert facing no suspension
  • Stoltzfus facing no suspension

Justin Tafa def. Harry Hunsucker, Jr. by TKO, round 1 (1:53)

  • Tafa must have a right thumb and left-hand long finger X-rays. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 06/17/22
  • Hunsucker must have left knee MRI. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 06/17/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 02/17/22, no contact until 02/02/22

Melissa Gatto def. Sijara Eubanks by TKO, round 3 (0:45)

  • Gatto suspended until 01/09/22. No contact until 01/02/22 – Laceration repair under left eye
  • Eubanks suspended until 01/18/22. No contact until 01/09/22

Charles Jourdain def. Andre Ewell by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 29-27)

  • Jourdain suspended until 01/09/22. No contact until 01/02/22
  • Ewell suspended until 02/17/22. No contact until 02/02/22 – Laceration repair on right maxillary

Raquel Pennington def. Macy Chiasson by submission, round 2 (3:07)

  • Pennington facing no suspension
  • Chiasson facing no suspension

Don’Tale Mayes def. Josh Parisian by TKO, round 3 (3:26)

  • Mayes must have left knee MRI. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 06/17/22
  • Parisian suspended until 02/02/22. No contact until 01/18/22 – Laceration repair on left eyebrow

Jordan Leavitt def. Matt Sayles by submission, round 2 (2:05)

  • Leavitt must have right ankle X-ray. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 06/17/22. No contact until 01/18/22
  • Sayles facing no suspension
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