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TUF 17 Finale Medical Suspensions: Tate and Hart Out Six Months

Gary A. Vasquez - USA TODAY Sports

Gary A. Vasquez – USA TODAY Sports

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has released the medical suspensions for this past Saturday’s TUF 17 Finale. Fighters Miesha Tate and Collin Hart netted the longest suspensions on the card, as each was handed a six month suspension for possible injuries in their respective fights.

The rest of the suspensions were relatively mild, with most fighters only landing precautionary medical suspensions.

Be sure to check out our full TUF 17 Finale coverage including video highlights, post-fight coverage, and recaps of the action.

Full TUF 17 Medical Suspensions:

  • Miesha Tate: Suspended until October 11 unless cleared early by ear, nose and throat doctor; minimum suspension until June 13 with no contact in training until May 29
  • Collin Hart: Suspended until October 11 for possible nasal fracture and left ankle injury unless cleared early by doctor; minimum suspension until May 29 with no contact in training until May 14
  • Kevin Casey: Suspended until June 13 with no contact in training until May 29
  • Gabriel Gonzaga: Suspended until May 29 with no contact in training until May 14 for precautionary reasons
  • Robert “Bubba” McDaniel: Suspended until May 29 with no contact in training until May 14 for precautionary reasons
  • Luke Barnatt: Suspended until May 29 with no contact in training until May 14 for right eye laceration
  • Jimmy Quinlan: Suspended until May 29 with no contact in training until May 14 for precautionary reasons
  • Scott Jorgensen: Must have right wrist X-ray; if positive must be cleared by orthopedic doctor – minimum suspension until May 14 with no contact in training until May 5
  • Kelvin Gastelum: Must have right forearm X-ray; if positive must be cleared by orthopedic doctor – minimum suspension until May 14 with no contact in training until May 5
  • Cat Zingano: Must have left hand X-ray; if positive must be cleared by orthopedic doctor – minimum suspension until May 14 with no contact in training until May 5
  • Bristol Marunde: Suspended until May 14 with no contact in training until May 5 due to laceration
  • Maximo Blanco: Suspended until May 14 with no contact in training until May 5 for precautionary reasons
  • Sam Sicilia: Suspended until May 14 with no contact in training until May 5 due to right thumb injury, right-eye laceration
  • Justin Lawrence: Suspended until May 14 with no contact in training until April 29 for precautionary reasons
  • Urijah Faber: Suspended until May 14 with no contact in training until May due to pain in right hand
  • Cole Miller: Suspended until May 5 with no contact in training until April 29 for precautionary reasons

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