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UFC on Fox 4 Medical Suspensions: Varner And Swick Out Up to Six Months

The California State Athletic Commission has released the medical suspensions for UFC on Fox 4, which took place saturday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Several fighters on the bill find themselves on shelf with lengthy suspensions after a night of action packed fights. “Fight Night” bonus winners Jamie Varner and Mike Swick are out up to with six months after their all out wars with Joe Lauzon and DaMarques Johnson, respectively. Also out for the foreseeable future is Wagner Prado, out indefinitely after an accidental eye poke at the hands of Phil Davis, which lead to a no contest in their 205 lb. bout.

Full List of Medical Suspensions:

  • Mauricio Rua: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact; hard bout
  • Brandon Vera: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact for TKO; 60 days no contest, 60 days no contact, or cleared by physician; cut Left suborbital
  • Ryan Bader: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact for KO loss.
  • Jamie Varner: indefinite; needs orthopedist clearance of right hand; 180 days no contest, 180 days no contact, or cleared by physician for possible fracture
  • Mike Swick: 180 days no contest, 180 days no contact, or cleared by physician; right ankle and elbow, 60 days no contest, 60 days no contact, or until cleared by physician for cut on right eye lid.
  • Demarques Johnson: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact for KO loss; indefinite suspension until neurological clearance is received.
  • Cole Miller: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact for  hard bout; 60 days no contest, 60 days no contact, or until cleared by physician for possible broken right hand, left middle finger; 60 days no contest, 60 days no contact, or until cleared by a physician for suborbital cut.
  • Wagner Prado: indefinite, needs opthamlogical clearance.
  • Oli Thompson: 180 days no contest, 180 days no contact, or cleared by physician for nasal fracture
  • Ulysses Gomez: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact for KO loss;  60 days no contest, 60 days no contact, or until cleared by physician for forehead laceration.
  • John Moraga: 60 days no contest, 60 days no contact, or cleared by physician for cut right eyebrow.

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