UFC 188 medical suspensions; Werdum possibly out 180 days

UFC 188 medical suspensions; Werdum possibly out 180 days

Today the UFC released the suspension information directly to mixedmartialarts.com for last weekend's UFC 188 in Mexico City, Mexico.

As there is no sanctioning organization in Mexico for mixed martial arts, the UFC acts as it's own governing body and provides the suspensions to MMA LLC, which acts as the record and suspension keeper for the Association of Boxing Commissions.

Clay Collard: Upper lip laceration; Suspension 45 days no fight, 30 days no contact
Alejandro Perez: L infraorbital laceration; Suspension 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Henry Cejudo: Nasal laceration; Suspension 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Cain Velasquez: L upper eyelid and R eyebrow; Suspension 45 days no fight, 30 days no contact
Gabriel Benitez: 180 days or clear R wrist/knee and L thumb/foot by Ortho
Francisco Trevino: 180 days  or clear R knee by Ortho
Fabricio Werbum: 180 days or clear MRI of R knee and R thumb and nasal x-ray
Gilbert Melendez: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Eddie Alvarez: 180 days or clear by Ophthalmologist. 

In addition to the specific suspensions listed, all athletes competing received a mandatory seven day rest period.