UFC on ESPN 23 medical suspensions: Prochazka, Reyes

The medical suspensions for fighters who competed on this past weekend’s UFC on ESPN 23 fight card have been released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The main event of the night saw Jiri Prochazka defeat former light heavyweight title challenger Dominick Reyes with only the third spinning back elbow in UFC history.

UFC on ESPN 23 medical suspensions:

Jiri Prochazka defeated Dominick Reyes by KO (Round 2, 4:29)

  • Reyes must have bilateral nasal bone fractures, right displaced orbital medial wall fracture, and left displaced orbital zygomatic arch fracture cleared by ENT or OMF Dr or no contest until 10/29/21; minimum suspension no contest until 7/1/21, no contact until 6/16/21
  • Prochazka not facing suspension

Giga Chikadze defeated Cub Swanson by TKO (Round 1, 1:03)

  • Swanson suspended until 6/1/21, no contact until 5/23/21
  • Chikadze not facing suspension

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Ion Cutelaba vs Dustin Jacoby ends in split draw

  • Cutelaba must have nasal X-ray, if positive must have Dr. clearance or no contest until 10/29/21; minimum suspension no contest until 6/1/21, no contact until 5/23/21- Right eye laceration
  • Jacoby suspended until 6/1/21, no contact until 5/23/21- Nose laceration

Sean Strickland defeated Krzysztof Jotko by unanimous decision

  • Jotko suspended until 6/1/21, no contact until 5/23/21- Facial contusion
  • Strickland not facing suspension

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Merab Dvalishvili defeated Cody Stamann by unanimous decision

  • Dvalishvili suspended until 5/23/21, no contact until 5/16/21
  • Stamann suspended until 5/23/21, no contact until 5/16/21

Luana Pinheiro defeated Randa Markos by DQ (Round 1, 4:16)

  • Markos suspended until 6/1/21, no contact until 5/23/21- Left eyelid laceration
  • Pinheiro must have left 4th finger avulsion of middle phalanx cleared by Orthopedic Dr. or no contest until 10/29/21, minimum suspension no contest until 6/16/21, no contact until 6/1/21

TJ Brown defeated Kai Kamaka by split decision

  • Brown suspended until 6/1/21, no contact until 5/23/21
  • Kamaka suspended until 6/1/21, no contact until 5/23/21- Right ear hematoma needs to be drained

Luana Carolina defeated Poliana Botelho by split decision

  • Carolina suspended until 6/1/21, no contact until 5/23/21- Right eye laceration
  • Botelho not facing suspension

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Loma Lookboonme defeated Sam Hughes by unanimous decision

  • No suspension for either fighter

Andreas Michailidis defeated KB Bhullar by unanimous decision

  • Michailidis must have left hand x-ray, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr. clearance or no contest until 10/29/21
  • Bhullar suspended until 5/23/21, no contact until 5/16/21

Felipe Colares defeated Luke Sanders by unanimous decision

  • Colares suspended until 6/1/21, no contact until 5/23/21- Right rib pain
  • Sanders suspended until 6/1/21, no contact until 5/21/21- Left elbow laceration

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