UFC 196 Medical Suspensions

UFC 196 Medical Suspensions

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UFC 196 Medical Suspensions

UFC 196 took place on March 5th, 2016 at the MGM Grand Garden Area in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was headlined by a welterweight bout between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, which saw Nate Diaz pull off the submission victory. In the co-main event, newly crowned women’s bantamweight champion, Holly Holm, was submitted in the fifth and final round by Miesha Tate.

Here are the medical suspension from the event, that are issued by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Nate Diaz: Suspend until 04/20/16. No contact until 04/05/16 – laceration over right eye

Ilir Latifi: Must have x-ray on left second toe if positive then clearance by Dr or no contest until 09/05/16

Valentina Shevchenko: Suspended until 04/05/16. No contact until 03/27/16 – left eye laceration

Siyar Bahadurzada: Must have jaw cleared by Dr or no contest until 09/05/16; minimum suspension no contest until 03/27/16, no contact until 03/20/16

Brandon Thatch: Must have left foot x-rayed, if positive then needs clearance by Dr or no contest until 09/05/16; minimum suspension no contest until 04/20/16, no contact until 04/05/16

Nordine Taleb: Must have left knee x-rayed or a MRI and must be cleared by Dr or no contest until 09/05/16

Erick Silva: Suspended until 04/20/16. No contact until 04/05/16

Marcelo Guimaraes: Must have left knee x-rayed or a MRI and must be cleared by Dr or no contest until 09/05/16; minimum suspension no contest until 04/20/16, no contact until 04/05/16

Chas Skelly: Suspended until 04/20/16. No contact until 04/05/16

Justin Salas: Suspended until 04/05/16. No contact until 03/27/16 – laceration under right eye

Julian Erosa: Suspended until 04/20/16. No contact until 04/05/16

Disclaimer: The NSAC hands out the medical suspensions to fighters as a safety precaution. Some fighters can be medically cleared sooner by a Doctor.
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