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UFC 143 Medical Suspensions: Carlos Condit Among 15 Fighters Suspended

UFC 143 medical suspensions have been handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and 15 of the 22 fighters who were in action at the Feb. 4 event in Las Vegas have been sidelined, including newly crowned interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit, who was suspended until March 6 for a left cheek laceration suffered in his win over Nick Diaz in the night’s main event.

Seven fighters were suspended for six months unless their injuries are cleared sooner by doctors, including co-main event winner Fabricio Werdum and main card winner Ed Herman.

The complete list of UFC 143 medical suspensions includes:

  • Carlos Condit: Suspended until March 6 for left cheek laceration
  • Fabricio Werdum: Must have right quadriceps contusion cleared by doctor or suspended until August 3. Minimum suspension until March 6
  • Roy Nelson: Suspended until April 5 for forehead laceration
  • Mike Pierce: Suspended until March 6 for right eye laceration
  • Scott Jorgensen: Suspended until March 6
  • Clifford Starks: Must have left ring finger cleared by doctor or suspended until August 3
  • Ed Herman: Must have both hands cleared by doctor or suspended until August 3. Minimum suspension until March 6
  • Max Holloway: Suspended until February 26 for right eye contusion
  • Alex Caceres: Suspended until March 6
  • Edwin Figueroa: Must have right groin injury cleared by doctor or suspended until August 3. Minimum suspension until March 6
  • Chris Cope: Suspended until April 5
  • Matt Riddle: Must have broken right index fighter cleared by doctor or suspended until August 3. Minimum suspension until March 21 for left eye laceration
  • Henry Martinez: Must have right foot cleared by doctor or suspended until August 3. Minimum suspension until March 21 for left nasal laceration
  • Michael Kuiper: Must have left foot cleared by doctor or suspended until August 3. Minimum suspension until March 6
  • Dan Stittgen: Suspended until March 21

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Pictured: Carlos Condit (via UFC.com)

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