UFC on Fox 5 medical suspensions - Many indefinite suspensions

USA TODAY Sports

The doctors in Washington state were taking no chances after last weekend's UFC on Fox 5 card in Seattle. No less than nine fighter received indefinite suspensions, though they can all be cleared by a doctor early and none look to be that serious. Amongst those suspended "indefinitely" include UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz, light heavyweight winner Alexander Gustafsson, B.J. Penn, and Jeremy Stephens. You can check out the whole list below:

Nate Diaz: suspended indefinitely, though an ENT doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 30 to 60 days (based on doctor's opinion) with no contact for 30 days

Alexander Gustafsson: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 30 days

Mauricio Rua: suspended 30 days

B.J. Penn: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days

Mike Swick: suspended 60 days

Jeremy Stephens: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 60 days

Yves Edwards: suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Raphael Assuncao: suspended indefinitely, though an orthopedic doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended seven days

Joe Proctor: suspended indefinitely, though an ENT doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 60 days

Ramsey Nijem: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 30 days

Henry Martinez: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 60 days

Marcus LeVesseur: suspended 30 days

Nam Phan: suspended indefinitely, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days

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