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UFC 121 Medical Suspensions and Salaries, Lesnar out Six months

It was a great night of fights, which also means many fighters did not walk away without some kind of medical suspension. Probably the worst of the night was former champion, Brock Lesnar’s deep cut on the left cheek thanks to the new champ, Cain Velasquez.

Here is the full list of injuries and suspension periods. Note: all fighters may get early clearances by a certified doctor.

Brock Lesnar: Suspended 180 days with no contact due to possible eye injuries, though he can be cleared early by an ophthalmologist. 60-day suspension with no contact for 60 days due to a left-cheek laceration.

Jake Shields: Suspended 180 days with no contact for 180 days due to bleeding of the eye and blurred vision. He, too, can be cleared early by an ophthalmologist.

Diego Sanchez: Possible right-wrist fracture, which resulted in his 180-day suspension. He can be cleared early by a physician.

Court McGee: 180-day suspension due to a possible right-hand fracture. He can be cleared early by a physician. 45-day suspension with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons.

Patrick Cote: 180-day suspension due to a possible eye injury. An ophthalmologist can clear him early.

Paulo Thiago: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days due to a laceration; can be cleared early

Tito Ortiz: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons

Brendan Schaub: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons

Gabriel Gonzaga: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons

Ryan Jensen: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons

Chris Camozzi: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 60 days due to a left-brow laceration; can be cleared early

Dongi Yang: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons

Gilbert Yvel: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons
can be cleared early by an ophthalmologist. 60-day suspension with no contact for 60 days due to a left-cheek laceration.

UFC 121 fighter Purses

Brock Lesnar ($400,000) vs. Cain Velasquez ($100,000 + $100,000 win bonus)
Jake Shields ($75,000 + $75,000) vs. Martin Kampmann $27,000
Diego Sanchez ($50,000 + $50,000 win bonus) vs. Paulo Thiago ($18,000)

Matt Hamill ($29,000 + $29,000 win bonus) vs. Tito Ortiz ($250,000)
Gabriel Gonzaga ($67,000) vs. Brendan Schaub ($10,000 + $10,000 win bonus)
Court McGee ($15,000 + $15,000 win bonus) vs. Ryan Jensen ($10,000)
Patrick Cote ($21,000) vs. Tom Lawlor ($10,000 + $10,000 win bonus)
Mike Guymon ($8,000) vs. Daniel Roberts ($8,000 + $8,000 win bonus)
Sam Stout ($16,000 + $16,000 win bonus) vs. Paul Taylor ($16,000)
Chris Camozzi ($8,000 + $8,000 win bonus) vs. Dongi Yang ($8,000)
John Madsen ($8,000 + $8,000 win bonus) vs. Gilbert Yvel ($30,000)

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