Tuesday, January 19, 2021

UFC 179 Medical Suspensions: Phil Davis Out For Six Months

Phil Davis scored an impressive victory over Glover Teixeira at UFC 179 this past Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, however that might be the last we see of him in the Octagon for quite a while.

The Brazilian MMA athletic commission (CABMMA) released the official medical suspensions coming out of the show, which most notably reveals that Davis suffered an injury to his right hand that resulted in a 180-day suspension.

Additionally, UFC Flyweight contender suffered a 180-day suspension due to an injury sustained to his ribs.

Below are the official UFC 179 medical suspensions.

– Tony Martin: Suspended 14 days; 7 days no contact
– Fabricio Camoes: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
– Christos Giagos: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
– Gilbert Burns: Suspended 14 days; 7 days no contact
– Andre Fili: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
– Felipe Arantes: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
– Wilson Reis: Suspended 14 days; 7 days no contact
– Scott Jorgensen: Suspended 180 days, can return early pending physician clearance of left rib
– Naoyuki Kotani: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
– Yan Cabral: Suspended 14 days; 7 days no contact
– Neil Magny: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
– Willian Macario: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
– Beneil Dariush: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
– Diego Ferreira: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
– Darren Elkins: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
– Lucas Martins: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
– Hans Stringer: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
– Fabio Maldonado: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
– Phil Davis: Suspended 180 days, can return early pending physician clearance of right hand
– Glover Teixeira: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
– Chad Mendes: Suspended 60 days; 45 days no contact
– Jose Aldo: Suspended 60 days; 45 days no contact

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