Sunday, October 17, 2021

Jon Jones Out Indefinitely, UFC 152 Medical Suspensions Issued

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

UFC 152 medical suspensions have been handed down and the big news to come out of them is an indefinite suspension to light heavyweight champion Jon Jones who had a scare in the first round of his bout against Vitor Belfort when Belfort locked in an armbar and nearly won the fight.

The complete list of suspensions is below:

-Jon Jones: suspended indefinitely, but a physician can clear him early with an X-ray of his right arm

-Vitor Belfort: suspended 30 day due to an eyebrow laceration

-Joseph Benavidez: suspended 30 days due to an eyebrow laceration

-Roger Hollett: suspended indefinitely, but a physician can clear him early with an X-ray of his left hand; regardless, suspended 30 days for precautionary reasons

Charles Oliveira: suspended indefinitely, but a physician can clear him early with CT and MRI scans for multiple ailments; regardless, suspended 60 days for precautionary reasons

-Igor Pokrajac: suspended 30 days for precautionary reasons

-Evan Dunahm: suspended 60 day due to an forehead laceration

-Lance Benoist: suspended 30 day due to an forehead laceration

-Simeon Thoresen: suspended indefinitely, but a physician can clear him early with an MRI; regardless, suspended 60 days for precautionary reasons

-Charlie Brenneman: suspended indefinitely, but a physician can clear him early with an MRI; regardless, suspended 60 days for precautionary reasons

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