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Bowles and Torres Among Twelve WEC 42 Fighters Issued Medical Suspensions

Miguel Torres and Brian Bowles WEC 42 Weigh-inTwelve fighters who were in action at Saturday’s WEC 42 event in Las Vegas, including headliners Brian Bowles and Miguel Torres, have been issued medical suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which released the list of injuries on Monday.

As MMAFrenzy.com reported earlier Monday, Bowles suffered a broken left hand in his main event first-round knockout of Torres and must have the injury cleared by a doctor if he hopes to return before the suspension ends on February 6, while Torres is suspended until October 9 for precautionary reasons.

Danny Castillo and L.C. Davis were also issued suspensions which could run until February 6, but like Bowles can be cleared by a doctor to return to action sooner.

The complete list of WEC 42 medical suspensions and injuries included:

  • Brian Bowles: Left hand must be cleared by an orthopedic doctor or suspended until February 6.
  • Miguel Torres: Suspended until October 9 with no contact until September 24 for precautionary reasons.
  • Danny Castillo: Left hand must be x-rayed and cleared and left knee must be cleared by an orthopedic doctor or suspended until February 6.
  • Ricardo Lamas: Suspended until September 9 with no contact until August 31 for precautionary reasons.
  • Leonard Garcia: Suspended until September 9 with no contact until August 31 for left infra-orbital laceration.
  • Cole Province: Suspended until August 31 with no contact until August 24 for lacerations on nose.
  • Shane Roller: Suspended until August 31 with no contact until August 24 for left upper-eyelid laceration.
  • Marcus Hicks: Suspended until September 9 with no contact until August 31 for precautionary reasons.
  • Phil Cardella: Suspended until August 31 with no contact until August 24 for lacerations on nose.
  • Diego Nunes: Suspended until October 9 with no contact until September 24 for precautionary reasons.
  • Rafael Dias: Suspended until August 31 with no contact until August 24 for lacerations on nose.
  • L.C. Davis: Must be cleared by ophthalmologist or suspended until February 6. Minimum suspension until August 31 with no contact until August 24 for precautionary reasons.

Click here for WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles results and coverage.

Pictured: Miguel Torres (left) and Brian Bowles

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