UFC Denver Medical Suspensions: Yair Rodriguez Facing Six-Month Sit

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Yair Rodriguez
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The UFC Denver medical suspensions are in and as expected, the event’s headliners have not walked away unscathed but the winner ended up taking the brunt of the damage.

Yair Rodriguez and Chan Sung Jung did battle inside the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado this past Saturday night (Nov. 10). “El Pantera” pulled off a spectacular upwards elbow to knock the “Korean Zombie” out with just one second left in the fight. Rodriguez is facing a 180-day medical suspension from the Colorado State Boxing Commission. Jung has received a 60-day mandatory suspension.

Maycee Barber is also looking at a six-month medical suspension. Barber had a dominant performance over Hannah Cifers, but she must be cleared by a doctor if she expects to return before 180 days have passed. Mike Perry has the second longest suspension on this list at 90 days following his submission loss to Donald Cerrone. Like Rodriguez and Barber, he can be cleared beforehand by a doctor.

UFC Denver Medical Suspensions

The rest of the event’s medical suspensions have been revealed. Peep them below (via MMAFighting.com):

Yair Rodriguez: Suspended 180 days, can be cleared earlier with doctor letter; 60-day suspension minimum

Maycee Barber: Suspended 180 days, can be cleared earlier with doctor letter; no minimum suspension

Mike Perry: Suspended 90 days, can be cleared earlier with doctor letter; no minimum suspension

Chan Sung Jung: Suspended 60 days minimum

Hannah Cifers: Suspended 60 days minimum

Julian Erosa: Suspended 60 days

Do any of the UFC Denver medical suspensions stand out as surprising to you?