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UFC 105 Medical Suspensions: Headliners Couture, Vera Out 30 Days; Swick, Brown Among Five Suspended for 180 Days

Mike SwickThe UFC has released the medical suspensions from Saturday’s UFC 105 event in Manchester, England, with headliners Randy Couture and Brandon Vera each receiving 30 day suspensions, while five fighters, including Mike Swick and Matt Brown, could be out up to 180 days for more serious injuries.

The complete list of UFC 105 medical suspensions (via MixedMartialArts.com) includes:

  • Randy Couture: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days
  • Brandon Vera: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days
  • Mike Swick: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor for possible broken left orbital. Minimum suspension for 60 days with no contact for 45 days
  • Denis Kang: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days
  • Matt Brown: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor for possible right hand and elbow injuries. Minimum suspension for 45 days with no contact for 30 days
  • James Wilks: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor for nasal fracture. Minimum suspension for 60 days with no contact for 45 days
  • Aaron Riley: Suspended 90 days with no contact for 60 days
  • Paul Taylor: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days
  • Shannon Gugerty: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days
  • Matt Riddle: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days
  • Paul Kelly: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor for facial fracture and abdominal contusion. Minimum suspension for 60 days with no contact for 45 days
  • Jared Hamman: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor for left eye injury. Minimum suspension for 60 days with no contact for 45 days
  • Roli Delgado: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days

Note: The UFC acts as its own sanctioning body for international events in the absence of athletic commissions

Pictured: Mike Swick

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