FightBook MMA has your medical suspensions for UFC 257: Poirier vs McGregor 2. This event took place Saturday at Etihad Arena on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The main card streamed on ESPN+ pay-per-view after prelims on ESPN/ESPN+. For the complete and official results, you can go here. For the Reebok Sponsorship Payout and bonuses, you can go here.
FightBook MMA received the full list of medical suspensions from MixedMartialArts.com, according to the list, McGregor was handed a 180-day medical suspension due to a potential right tibia/fibula injury. He will be eligible to return sooner if his injuries are cleared by a doctor. Poirier, meanwhile, received a seven-day suspension for mandatory rest.
Andrew Sanchez and Matt Frevola were also each handed 180-day suspensions. Sanchez suffered potential nasal and tibia/fibula injuries and Frevola suffered a potential right-hand injury.
UFC 257 medical suspensions:
Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor
•7 Days to Poirier for Mandatory Rest
•180 Days to McGregor or cleared by Negative Right Tib/Fib X-Ray – Min. 45/30 Days for TKO
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Michael Chandler vs Dan Hooker
•7 Days to Chandler for Mandatory Rest
•45 Days to Hooker for TKO and 30 Days No Contact
Joanne Calderwood vs Jessica Eye
•7 Days to Calderwood for Mandatory Rest
•45 Days to Eye for Left Brow laceration and
Makhmud Muradov vs Andrew Sanchez
•30 Days to Muradov for Hard Bout and 21 Days No Contact
•180 Days to Sanchez or cleared by Negative Nasal and Left Tib/Fib X-Rays – Min. 45/30 Days TKO
Marina Rodriguez vs Amanda Ribas
•7 Days to Rodriguez for Mandatory Rest
•45 Days to Ribas for TKO and 30 Days No Contact
Arman Tsarukyan vs Matt Frevola
•30 Days to Tsarukyan for Left Brow and Scalp laceration and 21 Days No Contact
•180 Days to Frevola or cleared by Negative Right Hand X-Ray – Min. 30/21 Days
Brad Tavares vs Antonio Carlos Junior
•7 Days to Tavares for Mandatory Rest
•30 Days to Carlos, Jr. for Hard Bout and 21 Days No Contact
Julianna Pena vs Sara McMann
•7 Days to Pena for Mandatory Rest
•30 Days to McMann for Hard Bout and 21 Days No Contact
Marcin Prachnio vs Khalil Rountree
•30 Days to Prachnio for Hard Bout and 21 Days No Contact
•30 Days to Rountree for Left Ankle Pain and 21 Days No Contact
Movsar Evloev vs Nik Lentz
•7 Days to Evloev for Mandatory Rest
•45 Days to Lentz for Right Brow Laceration and 30 Days No Contact
Amir Albazi vs Zhalgas Zhumagulov
•30 Days to Albazi for Hard Bout and 21 Days No Contact
•30 Days to Zhumagulov for Hard Bout and 21 Days No Contact
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