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Washington State Cougars
The Washington State Department of Licensing has medically suspended every athlete who competed in this past Saturday’s “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” event.
The majority of the fighters were issued a mandatory seven-day ban, while several contestants will be riding the pine indefinitely until cleared by a physician.
Nate Diaz (Pictured), Alexander Gustafsson and BJ Penn are among nine combatants who have been issued indefinite leaves.
UFC on FOX 5 took place inside Key Arena in Seattle.
Here is the event’s official IR list:
Scott Jorgensen: 7 days
John Albert: 7 days
Nam Phan: 45-day suspension with no contact for 30 days. Indefinite suspension until cleared with CT scan
Dennis Siver: 7 days
Marcus LeVesseur: 30 days
Abel Trujillo: 7 days
Henry Martinez: 60 days, and indefinite until cleared with CT scan and chest X-ray
Daron Cruickshank: 7 days
Joe Proctor: 60 days, and indefinite with no contact until cleared by an Ear, Nose and Throat doctor
Ramsey Nijem: 30 days, and indefinite suspension until cleared by a doctor for left knee injury
Mike Easton: 7 days
Raphael Assuncao: 7 days, and indefinite suspension until cleared by an orthopedic surgeon
Jeremy Stephens: 60-day suspension and indefinite suspension until cleared with CT scan
Yves Edwards: 30-day suspension with no contact for 21 days
Mike Swick: 60 days
Matt Brown: 7 days
BJ Penn: 45-day suspension with no contact for 30 days. Indefinite suspension until cleared by a doctor for facial damage.
Rory MacDonald: 7 days
Marucio “Shogun” Rua: 30 days
Alexander Gustafsson: 30 days minimum suspension, and indefinite suspension until cleared by a doctor for right ankle, otherwise out 180 days.
Nate Diaz: 45-day suspension with no contact for 30 days. Indefinite suspension until cleared by ear, nose and throat doctors.
Benson Henderon: 7 days
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