UFC Vegas 47 Medical Suspensions: 8 Fighters Could Miss 6 Months

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to action last weekend with UFC Vegas 47 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

In the main event, Sean Strickland earned an impressive unanimous decision victory over Jack Hermansson.

Following the event, the Nevada State Athletic Commission handed out the medical suspensions for every fighter with eight fighters facing potential six-month layoffs.

Headliners Hermansson and Strickland, however, avoided any lengthy suspensions.

How long could your favorite fighter be sidelined?

A full look at the UFC Vegas 47 medical suspensions can be seen below, via MixedMartialArts.com.


UFC Vegas 47 Medical Suspensions

Sean Strickland def. Jack Hermansson by split-decision (49-46, 47-48, 49-46)

  • Strickland suspended until 02/27/22. No contact until 02/20/22
  • Hermansson suspended until 04/07/22. No contact until 03/23/22

Nick Maximov def. Punahele Soriano by split-decision (30-27, 29-28, 28-29)

  • Maximov suspended until 03/23/22. No contact until 03/08/22 – left upper eyelid laceration
  • Soriano must have left knee x-rayed. If positive then needs orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 08/05/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 03/08/22, no contact until 02/27/22

Shavkat Rahkmonov def. Carlston Harris by KO, round 1 (4:10)

  • Rahkmonov facing no suspension
  • Harris suspended until 04/07/22. No contact until 03/23/22

Brendan Allen def. Sam Alvey by submission, round 2

  • Allen facing no suspension
  • Alvey must follow up with a dentist for tooth issue or no contest until 08/05/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 03/23/22, no contact until 03/08/22

Bryan Battle def. Tresean Gore by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Battle suspended until 03/23/22. No contact until 03/08/22
  • Gore suspended until 03/08/22. No contact until 02/27/22

Julian Erosa def. Steve Pederson by split-decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

  • Erosa suspended until 03/08/22. No contact until 02/27/22
  • Pederson suspended until 03/23/22. No contact until 03/08/22

John Castandeda def. Miles Johns by technical submission, round 3 (1:38)

  • Castaneda suspended until 03/08/22. No contact until 02/27/22
  • Johns suspended until 03/23/22. No contact until 03/08/22

Hakeem Dawodu def. Mike Trizano by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

  • Dawodu facing no suspension
  • Trizano must have left ribs x-rayed. If positive then must be cleared by doctor or no contest until 08/05/22. No contest until 03/08/22, no contact until 02/27/22

Chidi Njokuani def. Marc-Andre Barriault by KO, round 1 (0:16)

  • Njokuani facing no suspension
  • Barriault suspended until 04/07/22. No contact until 03/23/22

Alexis Davis def. Julija Stoliarenko by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 30-27)

  • Davis must have left elbow x-rayed. If positive then must be cleared by orthopedic doctor or no contest until 08/05/22. Minimum suspension 03/23/22, no contact until 03/08/22
  • Stoliarenko must have left mandible cleared by doctor or no contest until 08/05/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 03/23/22, no contact until 03/08/22

Jailton Almeida def. Danilo Marques by TKO, round 1 (2:57)

  • Almeida facing no suspension
  • Marques must have left shoulder x-rayed and cleared by doctor or no contest until 08/05/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 03/08/22, no contact until 02/27/22

Philip Rowe def. Jason Witt by TKO, round 2 (2:15)

  • Rowe must have MRI of the right knee. If positive then must be cleared by Orthopedic doctor or no contest until 08/05/22. Minimum
    suspension no contest until 03/08/22, no contact until 02/27/22
  • Witt suspended until 03/23/22. No contact until 03/08/22 – left ear laceration

Malcolm Gordon def. Denys Bondar by TKO, round 1 (1:22 – injury)

  • Gordon facing no suspension
  • Bondar must have left elbow cleared by orthopedic doctor or no contest until 08/05/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 03/23/22, no contact until 03/08/22
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