UFC Vegas 29 medical suspensions: ‘Korean Zombie’ and six others facing possible six-month suspensions

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Jun 22, 2019; Greenville, SC, USA; Chan Sung Jung (blue gloves) reacts to fight against Renato Moicano (red gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Ben Secours Wellness Arena. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports

UFC Vegas 29 may be in the books from a competitive standpoint, but for the 24 competitors on the card, their fight week is not complete until state commission doctors give them one last look over. The Nevada State Athletic Commission’s post-event medical updates and advisements were made available exclusively to MixedMartialArts.com today. You can find all the UFC Vegas 29 medical suspensions and details below.

The event, held inside Las Vegas, Nevada’s UFC Apex, saw Chan Sung Jung earn a hard-fought unanimous decision victory over Dan Ige in a main event booking between top-10 featherweights. In the co-main event, Sergey Spivak won his third straight when he upended heavyweight stalwart Aleksei Oleinik by unanimous decision. Also on the card, 40-year-old grizzled veteran Matt Brown scored a walk-off knockout over Dhiego Lima, and Marlon Vera held on to his spot in the top-15 at bantamweight by beating Davey Grant in a rematch of their 2106 bout.

UFC Vegas 29 medical suspensions

Chan Sung Jung defeated Dan Ige by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46)

  • Jung must have left shoulder MRI. If positive, he must have an Orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 12/17/21. Minimum suspension no contest until 07/20/21. No contact until 07/11/21 for left eyebrow laceration
  • Ige suspended until 07/20/21. No contact until 07/11/21 for lip laceration

Sergey Spivak defeated Aleksei Oleinik by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Oleinik suspended until 08/04/21. No contact until 07/20/21 for facial lacerations
  • Spivak facing no suspension

Marlon Vera defeated Davey Grant by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-26, 29-27)

  • Vera suspended until 07/20/21. No contact until 07/11/21
  • Grant must have nasal bone fracture cleared by ENT doctor or no contest until 12/17/21. Minimum suspension no contest until 08/04/21, no contact until 07/20/21

Seungwoo Choi defeated Julian Erosa by TKO in round 1 (1:37)

  • Erosa suspended until 08/04/21. No contact until 07/20/21
  • Choi facing no suspension

Bruno Silva defeated Wellington Turman by KO in round 1 (4:45)

  • Turman suspended until 08/19/21. No contact until 08/04/21
  • Silva facing no suspension

Matt Brown defeated Dhiego Lima by KO in round 2 (3:02)

  • Lima must have a right knee MRI. If positive, must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 12/17/21. Minimum suspension no contest until 08/19/21, no contact until 08/04/21
  • Brown facing no suspension

Nicolae Negumereanu defeated Aleksa Camur by split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

  • Negumereanu suspended until 07/11/21. No contact until 07/04/21
  • Camur facing no suspension

Virna Jandiroba defeated Kanako Murata by TKO in round 2 (doctor stoppage)

  • Murata must have left elbow dislocation cleared by an Orthopedic doctor or no contest until 12/17/21. Minimum suspension no contest until 08/19/21, no contact until 08/04/21
  • Jandiroba facing no suspension
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Dec 7, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Virna Jandiroba (red gloves) after her win over Mallory Martin (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

Khaos Williams defeated Matthew Semelsberger by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Williams suspended until 08/04/21. No contact until 07/20/21 for right eyebrow laceration
  • Semelsberger must have nose X-ray. If positive, must have ENT doctor clearance or no contest until 12/17/21. Minimum suspension no contest until 07/20/21, no contact until 07/11/21

Josh Parisian defeated Roque Martinez by split-decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

  • Parisian must have nasal fracture cleared by ENT doctor or no contest until 12/17/21. Minimum suspension no contest until 08/04/21, no contact until 07/20/21
  • Martinez suspended until 07/20/21. No contact until 07/11/21 for nasal bridge laceration

Ricky Glenn defeated Joaquim Silva by KO in round 1 (0:37)

  • Silva suspended until 08/04/21. No contact until 07/20/21 for lower lip laceration
  • Glen facing no suspension

Casey O’Neill defeated Lara Procopio by submission in round 3 (2:54)

  • O’Neill must have left hand X-ray. If positive must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 12/17/21. Minimum suspension no contest until 07/11/21, no contact until 07/04/11
  • Procopio suspended until 07/20/21. No contact until 07/11/21 for right eye swelling
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