UFC 169 medical suspensions: 10 fighters get time off

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Eight fighters on the UFC 169 fight card receive indefinite medical suspensions, two others receive 30 and 60 days off from the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board

UFC 169 may have set the record for most decisions on one UFC fight card with 10 of the 12 fights going the distance, but that didn't mean the fighters walked away from Newark's Prudential Center without receiving some mandated time off. In all, 10 of the 24 fighters competing on the fight card were handed medical suspensions by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board.

Eight fighters were handed indefinite suspensions, including Jamie Varner who was on the receiving end of Abel Trujillo's Knockout of the Night. Trujillo was one of the two fighters receiving shorter suspensions. He is out of action for 30 days while John Makdessi was suspended for 60 days.

Full list of UFC 169 medical suspensions via MMAWeekly.com:

Abel Trujillo: suspended for 30 days with no contact.

Jamie Varner: suspended for 30 days for knockout loss, also received an indefinite suspension pending a CT head scan, as well as a neurological evaluation.

John Makdessi: suspended for 60 days for facial lacerations.

Nick Catone: suspended indefinitely pending orthopedic clearance of left knee.

Tom Watson: suspended indefinitely pending orthopedic clearance of his right elbow, as well as orthopedic clearance of his right foot.

Al Iaquinta: suspended for 30 days for a left lateral brow laceration, and suspended indefinitely pending orthopedic evaluation of his right knee

Kevin Lee: suspended indefinitely pending ophthalmological clearance, as well as a CT scan of his facial bones.

Rashid Magomedov: suspended indefinitely pending an x-ray of his left foot.

Tony Martin: suspended indefinitely pending an MRI of his left knee.

Neil Magny: suspended for 30 days with no contact, and also received an indefinite suspension pending an x-ray of his skull and sinuses.

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