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UFC on FOX 5 Medical Suspensions Announced

December 12, 2012 | Posted by Larry Csonka

- According to mmajunkie.com, the Washington State Department of Licensing issued the following medical suspensions from the UFC on FOX 5 event. All fighters received mandatory minimum suspensions of seven days, though following suspensions will run longer than that.

* Nate Diaz: suspended indefinitely, though an ENT doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 30 to 60 days (based on doctor’s opinion) with no contact for 30 days
* Alexander Gustafsson: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 30 days
* Mauricio “Shogun” Rua: suspended 30 days
* B.J. Penn: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days
* Mike Swick: suspended 60 days
* Jeremy Stephen: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 60 days
* Yves Edwards: suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days
* Raphael Assuncao: suspended indefinitely, though an orthopedic doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended seven days
* Joe Proctor: suspended indefinitely, though an ENT doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 60 days
* Ramsey Nijem: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 30 days
* Henry Martinez: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 60 days
* Marcus LeVesseur: suspended 30 days
* Nam Phan: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days

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