UFC 162 medical suspensions: Anderson Silva out 45 days

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UFC 162 fighters came out of their bouts relatively healthy, but there were a couple of injures. And former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was given a 45-day medical suspension.

Not a lot of fighters got really long medical suspensions coming out of last weekend's UFC 162 event in Vegas. But two fighters do need doctor's clearance for injuries sustained in their bouts, and a few others got suspensions ranging from 30-90 days for precautionary reasons.

The most notable suspension went to former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who was handed a 45-day suspension for precautionary reasons after he was knocked out by Chris Weidman.

Here's the complete list of medical suspensions (info provided by the Nevada State Athletic Commission):

Kazuki Tokudome: Suspended six months pending clearance from ear, nose and throat doctor or ophthalmologist (right orbital blowout fracture). Minimum suspension 45 days (30 days no contact).

Dennis Siver: Suspended 90 days (60 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.

David Mitchell: Suspended 90 days (60 days no contact) for precautionary reasons. Mandatory follow-up with doctor for post-fight concussion.

Anderson Silva: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.

Tim Boetsch: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.

Rafaello Oliveira: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for left knee pain.

Charles Oliveira: Suspended 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.

Dave Herman: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.

Seth Baczynski: Suspended 30 days (21 days no contact) for right eyebrow and nose lacerations.


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