Found February 27, 2013 on
The California State Athletic Commission has medically suspended every athlete who competed in “UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche” this past Saturday.
The majority of the 24-fighter roster was issued a precautionary seven-day ban. However, Dan Henderson (Pictured), Josh Koscheck, Josh Neer and Brock Jardine could be riding the pine for up to six months.
Although, the foursome can return to action sooner with a doctor’s note.
Ronda Rousey defeated Liz Carmouche in the show’s featured attraction to retain her bantamweight crown. Both ladies were handed week-long suspensions.
Honda Center in Anaheim hosted last weekend’s show.
Here is the event’s official IR list (Courtesy of MMAJunkie):
Ronda Rousey: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Liz Carmouche: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Lyoto Machida: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Dan Henderson: Six-month suspension unless cleared for possible right hand fracture
Urijah Faber: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Ivan Menjivar: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Court McGee: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Josh Neer: Six-month suspension unless cleared for possible nasal fracture
Robbie Lawler: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Josh Koscheck: Six-month suspension unless cleared for possible right rotator cuff injury. Regardless, 45-day suspension, with 30 days no contact.
Brendan Schaub: 60-day suspension unless cleared for upper lip laceration
Lavar Johnson: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Mike Chiesa: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Anton Kuivanen: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Dennis Bermudez: 60-day suspension unless cleared for left eyebrow laceration
Matt Grice: 60-day suspension unless cleared by for front scalp laceration. Regardless, 45-day suspension, with 30 days no contact
Sam Stout: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Caros Fodor: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Kenny Robertson: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Brock Jardine: Six-month suspension unless cleared left thigh injury
Neil Magny: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Jon Manley: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Nah-Shon Burrell: Precautionary seven-day suspension
Yuri Villefort: 60-day suspension
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Rashad Evans wanted to fight Shogun next but Dana White told UFC Tonight that a more likely fight would be Evans vs Dan Henderson. Both are coming off less than stellar performances but are still two of the best in the division. If both men show up at their full potential this could be a fantastic fight. The bout is not yet signed and no word on when it would take place.
Ronda Rousey might have been the star of the show, but four veterans on the UFC 157 card out-earned her (at least in terms of released fighter purse info). Dan Henderson, the oldest man on the card came out with the biggest payday. In fact, Henderson and Lyoto Machida are now among the ten highest paid fighters this year.
Here is the fighter purse info for UFC 157, released...
UFC 157 was a very successful event. Here is the reported salaries that each fighter made without including any bonuses.
Ronda Rousey: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus)
def. Liz Carmouche: $12,000
Lyoto Machida: $200,000 (no win bonus)
def. Dan Henderson: $250,000
Urijah Faber: $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)
def. Ivan Menjivar: $17,000
Court McGee: $40,000 (includes...
The California State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche” event.
Sometimes, when you lose, you actually win. Despite dropping a controversial split decision to Lyoto Machida in the card’s co-main event, Dan Henderson walked away as the night’s highest earner.