UFC 224 Medical Suspensions
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RIO DE JANEIRO (Sun, May 14, 2018)– UFC 224 took place at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro. The main card aired on pay-per-view while the prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass. For the official results, bonuses and Reebok Sponsorship Payout you can go here.
FightBookMMA obtained the list of medical suspensions from Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA) which is the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission who oversaw the event.
Amongst the two fighters that recieved a mandatory medical suspensions that could last six months, seven fighters received suspensions of at least 60 days and they will have 14 days with no contact while training for seven days.
Raquel Pennington (9-6 MMA, 6-3 UFC) has been suspended 180 days due to a possible right-foot injury. She be cleared early by a doctor but she will still have a mandatory suspention for a minimum of 30 days. Pennington has been suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days due to possible facial injuries.
Ronaldo Souza (25-6 MMA, 8-3 UFC) will also be suspended for 180 days he can be cleared early following an X-ray of his right foot but will still have a mandatory suspention for a minimum of 45 days.
Other suspensions of 60-plus days:
Brian Kelleher: suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days
Sean Strickland: suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days
Sultan Aliev: suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days
Vitor Belfort: suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days
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