Strikeforce Finale medical suspensions: Herman, Holobaugh out indefinitely

Monday, January 14, 2013

Suspensions issued for the Strikeforce Finale, by the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission:

The last Strikeforce event went down in Oklahoma City on Saturday night, and most fighters were able to escape their bouts relatively unscathed. Herman suffered a quick submission loss to Ronaldo Souza by kimura, and the move apparently did some damage to his arm. Kurt Holobaugh will be out for a while with a suspected hand injury suffered in his unanimous decision loss to Pat Healy.

Dion Staring: Suspended 30 days for precautionary reasons
Ed Herman: Suspended indefinitely until a doctor clears him of shoulder, elbow and hand injuries
Kurt Holobaugh: Suspended indefinitely until a doctor clears him of a hand injury
Anthony Smith: Suspended 30 days due to facial cuts
Mike Bravo: Suspended 30 days for precautionary reasons

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