Paul Taylor needs full medicals after drop from UFC 112 for migraine

by Steven Marrocco | source:

Paul Taylor's UFC future will be determined by the results of a full medical checkup and CT scan he plans to undergo in the next 10 days.

The lightweight fighter suffered what officials called a "classic migraine" the night prior to a scheduled fight with John Gunderson at UFC 112 this past Saturday and was removed from the card shortly before the event began.

By the afternoon, Taylor couldn't keep food or liquids down and had lost vision in his left eye, according to Hennessy. At 3:30 p.m., Marc Ratner, UFC vice president of regulatory affairs, made the decision to remove him from the card.

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xxzygotexx site profile image  

4/15/10 12:42 PM by xxzygotexx

Hope nothing serious comes of this, wish him the best of luck...

john joe site profile image  

4/15/10 12:40 PM by john joe

paul did a test cut that went perfect about 4 weeks out from the fight, but abu dhabi was like 40c so i wonder if that had an effect. It had to really, more than one fighter has said they really felt the effects of the weather out there

Kirik site profile image  

4/15/10 12:16 PM by Kirik

 UFC said if the medicals are fine, he is very welcome back.

irishrottie site profile image  

4/15/10 11:22 AM by irishrottie

weight cut, jet lag and the weather most likely fucked him up. 

Kostakio site profile image  

4/15/10 11:22 AM by Kostakio

 Oh, thank God. I thought this said that he was dropped from the UFC.

Waterbottle site profile image  

4/15/10 11:21 AM by Waterbottle

Hope he's alright.

frontrowbrian site profile image  

4/15/10 11:03 AM by frontrowbrian

 best of luck to him.