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Eleven UFC 99 Fighters Issued Medical Suspensions

Cain Velasquez11 of the 24 fighters who were in action on Saturday in Cologne, Germany at UFC 99 have been issued medical suspensions, including main event winner Rich Franklin, co-headliners Cain Velasquez and Cheick Kongo, and Mostapha Al-Turk, who suffered a controversial eye poke from eventual winner Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic.

The complete list of suspensions includes:

  • Rich Franklin — Left foot must be X-rayed and cleared by a doctor or suspension runs until December 5. Minimum suspension until July 14 with no contact during training until July 5.
  • Cain Velasquez — Suspended until July 14 with no contact until July 5.
  • CheickĀ  Kongo — Suspended until July 29 with no contact until July 14.
  • Mostapha Al Turk — Must have left eye cleared by an ophthalmologist or suspension runs until December 5. Minimum suspension until July 29 with no contact until July 14.
  • Mike Swick — Must have right hand X-rayed and cleared by a doctor or suspension runs until December 5. Minimum suspension until July 14 with no contact until July 5.
  • Marcus Davis — Must have nose and face X-rayed and cleared by a doctor or suspension runs until December 5. Minimum suspension until Aug. 13 with no contact until July 29.
  • Terry Etim — Must have nose X-rayed and cleared by a doctor or suspension runs until December 5. Minimum suspension until August 13 with no contact until July 29.
  • Dale Hartt — Must have X-ray and MRI of left shoulder and must have a CT scan of his right orbit or suspended until December 5. Minimum suspension until August 13 with no contact until July 29.
  • Paul Taylor — Suspended until July 14 with no contact until July 5.
  • Stefan Struve — Suspended until August 13 with no contact until July 29.
  • Rick Story — Suspended until July 14 with no contact until July 5.

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