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UFC 129 Medical Suspensions: St-Pierre, Hominick, and Couture Receive 60-Day Suspensions

Seven fighters received 60-day suspensions following Saturday’s UFC 129 event, including UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, Randy Couture, and Mark Hominick (pictured).

St-Pierre’s eye was injured by an early open-handed strike while defending the 170-pound belt against challenger Jake Shields in Toronto.

The Ontario Office of the Athletics Commissioner issued all fighters a mandatory 14-day suspension for precautionary reasons.

The non-mandatory UFC 129 medical suspensions were:

  • Georges St-Pierre: Suspended 60 days due to eye injury and must have ophthalmologist’s clearance before returning
  • Jose Aldo: Suspended 30 days due to lacerations
  • Mark Hominick: Suspended 60 days for precautionary reasons and must have a new CT scan completed
  • Randy Couture: Suspended 60 days due to KO and must have a new CT scan completed
  • Jason Brilz: Suspended 60 days due to KO and must have a new CT scan completed
  • Mark Bocek: Suspended 30 days due to head laceration
  • Nate Diaz: Suspended 45 days due to left-eye laceration
  • Jake Ellenberger: Suspended 45 days and must have X-ray due to possible hand injury
  • Sean Pierson: Suspended 60 days due to KO and must have a new CT scan completed
  • Charlie Valencia: Suspended 60 days due to KO and must have a new CT scan completed
  • Kyle Watson: Suspended 60 days due to left-eye laceration and KO and must have a new CT scan completed

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