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UFC 132 Medical Suspensions: Cruz, Faber Suspended Until December Unless Cleared

Urijah FaberUFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and fellow headliner Urijah Faber were among 14 fighters issued medical suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following Saturday’s UFC 132 event in Las Vegas.

Faber and Cruz join Dong Hyun Kim, Shane Roller, Brian Bowles, and Anthony Njokuani with possible six month suspensions if their injuries aren’t cleared earlier.

Bowles, who’s in contention for the next shot at Cruz along with Demetrious Johnson, has Tweeted that his hand wasn’t broken in his win over Takeya Mizugaki, likely clearing him to return before Dec. 30.

The complete UFC 132 medical suspensions included:

  • Dominick Cruz: Must have right hand x-rayed and cleared or suspended until Dec. 30
  • Urijah Faber: Must have right hand, wrist, shoulder, and chest x-rayed and cleared or suspended until Dec. 30. Minimum suspenson until Aug. 17
  • Wanderlei Silva: Suspended until Sept. 1 for precautionary reasons
  • Dennis Siver: Suspended until Aug. 17 for facial lacerations
  • Ryan Bader: Suspended until July 24 for precautionary reasons
  • Dong Hyun Kim: Must have right orbital fracture cleared or suspended until Dec. 30. Minimum suspension until Sept. 1
  • Melvin Guillard: Suspended until July 24 for cut near right eye
  • Shane Roller: Must have right orbital fracture cleared or suspended until Dec. 30. Minimum suspension until Sept. 1
  • George Sotiropouslos: Suspended until Sept. 1 for precautionary reasons
  • Brian Bowles: Must have right hand x-rayed and cleared or suspended until Dec. 30 Minimum suspension until Aug. 2
  • Brad Tavares: Suspended until Aug. 2 for left eyebrow laceration
  • Anthony Njokuani: Must have contusion on left leg cleared or suspended until Dec. 30
  • Andre Winner: Suspended until Aug. 2 for facial bruising
  • Donny Walker: Suspended until Aug. 2 for right eyebrow laceration

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Pictured: Urijah Faber

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