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UFC 259 suspensions

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Suspensions

UFC 259: Błachowicz vs. Adesanya, the 554th UFC event to date, was held on March 6, 2021, at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.

These are the official suspensions from the Nevada Athletic Commission, Anthony A. Marnell III, Chairman.

Jan Blachowicz defeated Israel Adesanya by Unanimous Decision (49-46, 49-45, 49-45)
•Blachowicz susended until 04/06/21, No contact until 03/28/21.
•Adesanya must have left foot & ankle x-ray, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 09/03/21; minimum suspension no contest until 04/21/21, no contact until 04/06/21.

Amanda Nunes defeated Megan Anderson by Submission (Armbar, Round 1, 2:03)
•Anderson must have right elbow MRI, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr clearance & must have nasal x-ray, if positive must have Dr clearance or no contest until 09/03/21; minimum suspension no contest until 04/21/21, no contact until 04/06/21.

Aljamain Sterling defeated Petr Yan by DQ (Illegal Knee, Round 4, 4:29)
•Sterling suspended until 05/06/21, No contact until 04/21/21.

Islam Makhachev defeated Drew Dober by Submission (Arm Triangle Choke, Round 3, 1:37)

Aleksandar Rakic defeated Thiago Santos by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
•Rakic must have right ankle x-ray, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 09/03/21; minimum suspension no contest until 04/06/21, no contact until 03/28/21.
•Santos suspended until 03/28/21, No contact until 03/21/21.

Dominick Cruz defeated Casey Kenney by Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)
•Cruz suspended until 04/06/21, No contact until 03/28/21 – Face lacerations.
•Kenney suspended until 04/06/21, No contact until 03/28/21- Tooth #9 chip.

Kyler Phillips defeated Song Yadong by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
•Phillips suspended until 04/06/21, No contact until 03/28/21 – Sutures above left eyebrow and right eyelid.
•Song suspended until 03/28/21, No contact until 03/21/21.

Askar Askarov defeated Joseph Benavidez by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
•Benavidez suspended until 04/21/21, No contact until 04/06/21 – Cut under left eye.

Kai Kara-France defeated Rogerio Bontorin by TKO (Strikes, Round 1, 4:55)
•Bontorin suspended until 04/21/21, No contact until 04/06/21.

Tim Elliott defeated Jordan Espinosa by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-25)
•Elliott suspended until 04/06/21 No contact until 03/28/21 – Cut on top of head.
•Espinosa must have right hand x-ray, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr clearance or no contest until 09/03/21; minimum suspension no contest until 04/06/21, no contact until 03/28/21.

Kennedy Nzechukwu defeated Carlos Ulberg by TKO (Punches, Round 2, 3:19)
•Nzechukwu suspended until 04/06/21, No contact until 03/28/21 – Contusion right eye.
•Ulberg suspended until 04/21/21, No contact until 04/06/21 – Sutures right orbital.

Sean Brady defeated Jake Matthews by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke, Round 3, 3:28)
•Matthews suspended until 04/06/21, No contact until 03/28/21.

Amanda Lemos defeated Livinha Souza by TKO (Punches, Round 1, 3:39)
•Souza suspended until 04/21/21, No contact until 04/06/21.

Uros Medic defeated Aalon Cruz by TKO (Punches, Round 1, 1:40)
•Cruz suspended until 04/21/21, No contact until 04/06/21.

Trevin Jones defeated Mario Bautista by TKO (Punches, Round 2, 0:40)
•Bautista suspended until 04/21/21, No contact until 04/06/21.