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Strikeforce Challengers 8 medical suspensions

The Oregon State Athletic Commission (OSAC) gave out precautionary medical suspensions to all 12 of the fighters from this weekend’s Strikeforce event. Kevin Casey and Roger Bowling seem to be have suspended indefinitely and are waiting for ¬†release order from a physician.

Casey lost to Matt Lindland via TKO at the event.While Bowling was forced to stop fighting when Bobby Voelker’s glove scraped his eye during bout. Luckily Bowling was in the lead with points at the time so he ended up winning the fight. A rematch between the two is expected sometime in the future.

The full list of medical suspensions are shown below:

  • Matt Lindland: suspended 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Kevin Casey: suspended indefinitely pending release by physician; referred to ER and must provide copy of ER release summary
  • Tyron Woodley: suspended 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Nate Coy: suspended 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Roger Bowling: suspended indefinitely pending release by physician; referred to ER for injury to right eye
  • Bobby Voelker: suspended 30 days for precautionary reasons
  • Tarec Saffiedine: suspended 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Nate Moore: suspended 21 days for precautionary reasons
  • Pat Healy: suspended 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Bryan Travers: suspended 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Pro Escobedo: suspended 14 days for precautionary reasons
  • Jason Sharp: suspended 14 days for precautionary reasons

*list source from MMA Junkie

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