UFC Vegas 26: Rodriguez vs. Waterson medical suspensions

May 8, 2021; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Marina Rodriguez of Brazil kicks Michelle Waterson in a flyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on May 08, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Chris Unger/Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports

Medical suspensions for last weekend’s UFC Vegas 26 event have been released. The main event saw a competitive flyweight contest between Marina Rodriguez and Michelle Waterson, in which Rodriguez would earn an impressive unanimous decision victory. The medical suspensions for the entire event have been released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

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UFC Vegas 26 medical suspensions:

Marina Rodriguez defeated Michelle Waterson by unanimous decision

  • Rodriguez suspended until 6/8/21, no contact until 5/30/21 – Swollen right jaw
  • Waterson suspended until 6/8/21, no contact until 5/30/21

Alex Morono defeated Donald Cerrone by TKO (Round 1, 4:40)

  • Cerrone suspended until 6/23/21, no contact until 6/8/21
  • Morono not facing suspension

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Neil Magny defeated Geoff Neal by unanimous decision

  • Magny suspended until 5/30/21, no contact until 5/23/21 – Small hematoma under left eye
  • Neal not facing suspension

Marcos Rogerio De Lima defeated Maurice Greene by unanimous decision

  • Greene must have MRI of right knee, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr. clearance or no contests until 11/5/21, minimum suspension no contest until 6/8/21, no contact until 5/30/21
  • De Lima not facing suspension

Gregor Gillespie defeated Diego Ferreira by TKO (Round 2, 4:51)

  • Ferreira suspended until 6/23/21, no contact until 6/8/21
  • Gillespie not facing suspension

Phil Hawes defeated Kyle Daukaus by unanimous decision

  • Hawes suspended until 5/30/21, no contact until 5/23/21
  • Daukaus suspended until 7/8/21, no contact until 6/23/21 – Laceration left eyebrow

Mike Trizano defeated Ludovit Klein by unanimous decision

  • Trizano must have X-ray of right hand, right knee, and right ankle, if positive must have Orthopedic Dr. clearance or no contest until 11/5/21
  • Klein suspended until 6/8/21, no contact until 5/30/21 – Hematoma under left eye

Jun Yong Park defeated Tafon Nchukwi by majority decision

  • Nchukwi suspended until 7/8/21, no contact until 6/23/21 – Lacerations under both eyebrows
  • Park not facing suspension

Carlston Harris defeated Christian Aguilera by submission (Anaconda Choke, Round 1, 2:52)

  • Harris must have X-ray of left ribs, if positive must have Dr. clearance or no contest until 11/5/21
  • Aguilera not facing suspension

With the win over Waterson at UFC Vegas 26, Marina Rodriguez cemented herself as a potential future title contender and challenger, even with the fight coming on a short-notice in the flyweight division. Rodriguez could see herself as a top contender in either the strawweight or flyweight division, and she is eyeing a fight with former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk.