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UFC 229 Medical Suspensions: 5 Fighters Receive Potential 6-Month Layoffs

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UFC 229 took place last weekend at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and the Nevada State Athletic Commission has finally released its list of medical suspensions from the pay-per-view event. The event was headlined by the highly-anticipated lightweight championship bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor and capped off with a post-fight brawl that spilled into the crowd after Nurmagomedov retained his title.

McGregor received a minimum medical suspension of 30 days, while Khabib was not listed with any injuries.

The lengthiest medical lay-offs belong to Anthony Pettis (nasal fracture), Dominick Reyes (left leg), Jalia Turner (nasal fracture), Scott Holtzmann (right hand and foot), and Alan Patrick (orbital fracture) who could all miss up to six months if they are not cleared by a doctor.

The full list of medical suspensions for UFC 229 can be seen below.


UFC 229 Medical Suspensions

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  • Conor McGregor: Suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.
  • Anthony Pettis: Must have nasal fracture cleared by doctor. Otherwise, suspended 180 days.
  • Dominick Reyes: Must have left leg cleared by X-ray. Otherwise, suspended 180 days.
  • Ovince Saint Preux: Suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact.
  • Derrick Lewis: Suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact for tough fight.
  • Alexander Volkov: Suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact.
  • Vicente Luque: Suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.
  • Jalin Turner: Suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact. Additionally, must have nasal fracture cleared by doctor or suspended 180 days.
  • Tonya Evinger: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.
  • Scott Holtzman: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for cut on left forehead. Additionally, must have right hand and right foot cleared by doctor or suspended 180 days.
  • Alan Patrick: Suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact. Additionally, must have left orbital fracture cleared by doctor or suspended 180 days.
  • Gray Maynard: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for cut on left eyebrow.
  • Ryan LaFlare: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for cut on left forehead.

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