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The Nevada State Athletic Commission has medically suspended 13 athletes who competed in Saturday’s “UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar” event. ‘
Frankie Edgar (Pictured) could be riding the pine for up to six months with a possible left orbital fracture. The former lightweight champion can return to action sooner with a doctor’s note.
Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas hosted last weekend’s show.
Here is the event’s official IR list:
Frankie Edgar: Minimum suspension until April 4th, with no contact until March 20th. Must obtain clearance for a possible left orbital fracture, otherwise suspended until August 2nd.
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: Needs clearance by an ophthalmologist for a possible right eye injury.
Antonio Silva: Suspended until March 5th, with no contact until February 24th with chin laceration.
Alistair Overeem: Suspended until March 20th, with no contact until March 5th.
Joseph Benavidez: Suspended until Febeburary 24th, with no contact until February 17th with forehead laceration.
Evan Dunham: Minimum suspension until April 4th, with no contact until March 20th. Ophthalmologist must clear right orbital blowout fracture, otherwise suspended until August 2nd.
Gleison Tibau: Suspended until February 24th, with no contact until February 17th.
Jay Hieron: Suspended until April 4th, with no contact until March 20th.
Jacob Volkmann: Suspended until March 5th, with no contact until February 24th with right eye contusion.
Yves Edwards: Suspended until March 5th, with no contact until February 24th with left eye laceration.
Chico Camus: Suspended until February 24th, with no contact until February 17th.
Francisco Rivera: Minimum suspension until March 20th, with no contact until March 5th. Must obtain clearance from orthopedic doctor on right hand/wrist, otherwise suspended until August 2nd.
Edwin Figueroa: Suspended until February 24th, with no contact until February 27th with left eye laceration.
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Please click HERE to catch our live results and play-by-play coverage.
Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada hosted tonight’s festivities.
Favorite (-) Underdog (+)
Frank Edgar +175
Jose Aldo -220
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Click HERE if you would like to stream tonight’s presser.
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