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UFC 109 Medical Suspensions

Despite their victories¬† at UFC 109, the Nevada Athletic commission had to hand out medical suspensions to Chael Sonnen , Demian Maia, Mac Danzig and Melvin Guillard. All minor injuries, as Sonnen’s damage seemed to be the most revealing.¬† They were not the only ones to receive suspensions at the end of the night. Here is the full list, special thanks to MMA Junkie for providing.

  • Mark Coleman: Suspended until March 9 with no contact until Feb. 28 for precautionary reasons
  • Nate Marquardt: Suspended until March 9 with no contact until Feb. 28 for precautionary reasons
  • Chael Sonnen: Suspended until March 24 with no contact until March 9 due to forehead and nasal-bridge lacerations
  • Mike Swick: Suspended until Aug. 6 due to a possible left elbow injury, though can be cleared early by an orthopedic doctor; regardless, suspended until March 24 with no contact until March 9 for precautionary reasons
  • Demian Maia: Suspended until Aug. 6 due to an left vertical upper eyelid laceration, though can be cleared early by an ophthalmologist or ocular-plastics doctor
  • Dan Miller: Suspended until March 9 with no contact until Feb. 28 for precautionary reasons
  • Frank Trigg: Suspended until March 24 with no contact until March 9 for precautionary reasons
  • Mac Danzig: Suspended until Aug. 6 due to a possible left knee sprain, though can be cleared early by an orthopedic doctor
  • Justin Buchholz: Suspended until March 9 with no contact until Feb. 28 for precautionary reasons
  • Melvin Guillard: Must have ophthalmologic exam by March 26 or could be suspended indefinitely
  • Rolles Gracie: Suspended until March 9 with no contact until Feb. 28 for precautionary reasons
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