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UFC 167 medical suspensions and injuries: Johny Hendricks out six months with knee injury

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The NSAC has released the list of medical suspensions and injuries for UFC 167. Welterweight title challenger Johny Hendricks may be out as much as six months with an injured right knee.

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has released the list of medical suspensions following UFC 167 and here they are:

Georges St-Pierre: Suspended until Jan. 1, 2014, and no contact until Dec. 17, 2013.

Johny Hendricks: Suspended until May 17, 2014, with a possible right knee injury unless orthopedic physician clears him to return sooner. Minimum suspension until Dec. 17. 2013, and no contact until Dec. 8, 2013.

Chael Sonnen: Suspended until Jan. 1, 2014, and no contact until Dec. 17, 2013.

Rory MacDonald: Suspended until Dec. 17, 2013, and no contact until Dec. 8, 2013.

Josh Koscheck: Suspended until Jan. 1, 2014, and no contact until Dec. 17, 2013.

Ali Bagautinov: Suspended until May 17, 2014, with a possible left foot injury unless orthopedic physician clears him to return sooner. Minimum suspension until Dec. 17. 2013, and no contact until Dec. 8, 2013.

Evan Dunham: Suspended until Jan. 1, 2014, and no contact until Dec. 17, 2013, because of a left eyebrow laceration.

Rick Story: Suspended until Jan. 1, 2014, and no contact until Dec. 17, 2013, because of a left eyebrow laceration. 

Erik Perez: Suspended until Dec. 17, 2013, and no contact until Dec. 8, 2013, because of a laceration on bridge of nose.

Gian Villante: Suspended until May 17, 2014, with possible injuries to both hands unless orthopedic physician clears him to return sooner.

Cody Donovan: Suspended until May 17, 2014, with a possible right hand injury unless orthopedic physician clears him to return sooner after x-ray examination. Minimum suspension until Dec. 17. 2013, and no contact until Dec. 8, 2013.

It's important to note that fighters sometimes return to action sooner than the dates given by the commission following exams by other doctors.

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