UFC 213 Medical Suspensions and Fight Motion

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LAS VEGAS (Thur, July 13, 2017)– UFC 213: Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero took place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card aired live on pay-per-view while the prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.

For the UFC 213 Official Results, Salaries, Bonuses, Reebok Pay and Video Highlights you can go here. The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the medical suspensions to FightBookMMA and you can read the list below.

Robert Whittaker needs doctor clearance after Yoel Romero hurt Whittakers already hurt left knee with a side kick. He needs an MRI of left knee and if its positive he will need to see an Orthopedic Dr. to be cleared or be suspended until Jan. 4, 2018 with a minimum suspension until Aug. 8 with no contact until July 30. Yoel Romero suffered a left eyebrow and right scalp lacerations and needs to be cleared by a doctor or be suspended until Aug. 23 with no contact until Aug. 8

A total of 16 fighters were suspended by the NSAC for a variety of injuries. Four of those fighters were given potential six-month suspension or unless they are cleared by a doctor.

UFC 213 Medical Suspensions:

Robert Whittaker: needs MRI of left knee, if positive for injury needs orthopedic clearance or suspended until Jan. 4, 2018; minimum suspension until Aug. 8 with no contact until July 30

Yoel Romero: needs left eyebrow and right scalp lacerations cleared by doctor or suspended until Aug. 23 with no contact until Aug. 8

Fabricio Werdum: suspended until Aug. 23 with no contact until Aug. 8

Curtis Blaydes: needs right tibia/fibula and left chest rib X-rayed, if positive for injury needs doctor clearance or suspended until Jan. 4, 2018; minimum suspension until Aug. 8 with no contact until July 30

Daniel Omielanczuk: suspended until Aug. 8 with no contact until July 30

Anthony Pettis: needs right hand X-ray, if positive for injury needs orthopedic clearance or suspended until Jan. 4, 2018; minimum suspension until Aug. 23 with no contact until Aug. 8

Jim Miller: suspended until Aug. 23 with no contact until Aug. 8

Aleksei Oleinik: suspended until Aug. 8 with no contact until July 30

Travis Browne: needs left foot X-ray, if positive for injury needs orthopedic clearance or suspended until Jan. 4, 2018; minimum suspension until Aug. 23 with no contact until Aug. 8

Brian Camozzi: suspended until Aug. 23 with no contact until Aug. 8

Thiago Santos: needs right eye laceration cleared by doctor or suspended until Aug. 23 with no contact until Aug. 8

Gerald Meerschaert: suspended until Aug. 8 with no contact until July 30

Belal Muhammad: suspended until Aug. 8 with no contact until July 30

Jordan Mein: needs left eye laceration cleared by doctor or suspended until Aug. 23 with no contact until Aug. 8

Douglas Silva de Andrade: suspended until Aug. 8 with no contact until July 30

James Bochnovic: suspended until Sept. 7 with no contact until Aug. 23




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